The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board has long urged
This could well happen. There appears to be broad support among lawmakers for retaining popular ACA provisions allowing children to remain on their parents' health insurance policies until they are 26 and for banning insurers from denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions. The even better news is that there is a chance that rolling back and improving Obamacare could be a genuinely bipartisan effort, unlike the brutal 2009-2010 cage fight before the law's enactment.
Coming off an ugly campaign, that may seem unlikely. Why won't congressional
Here's why: Because while ACA has worked out reasonably well in
So let's not wait until
There are many knotty problems to address. But we can do much better than a system that gives people incentives to game it by not buying insurance until they're sick and gives businesses incentives to hire part-time workers instead of full-time workers so they don't have to provide health insurance.
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