If Obamacare Is Repealed, What Then?

Congressional Republicans are now running for office on a platform of repealing the recent federal takeover of the US health care system. Unfortunately, while repeal would undo a great deal of harm, positive reforms are needed in the health care sector. Rio Grande Foundation board member and physician Deane Waldman wonders what will happen and outlines some positive reforms in a new article "If Obamacare Is Repealed, What Then?"

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2 Replies to “If Obamacare Is Repealed, What Then?”

  1. During the healthcare debate, I heard two reoccurring themes that went largely ignored: Review and revamp tort reform for medical practices, and allow health insurance companies to compete across state lines (keeping state insurance requirements in place if necessary). Starting with these two modifications would have given the people confidence that their interests were being heard.

  2. Health Care Reform: Change COBRA Regulations!

    In this political season there is a lot of talk about repealing and replacing Obamacare or maybe amending it. Whatever the results of the election are, we hope that health care regulators or Congress would consider some changes to COBRA that would simplify the requirements and make the program more effective for employees who are in-between jobs…

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