However, many experts are confident that neither the Executive nor the Legislative branch will entirely repeal the ACA.
Here's what they had to say:
TRUMP ADMINISTRATION AND CONGRESS HANDLING HEALTH CARE
"I think that (Trump is) going to punt to
"Im not as concerned about him. Hard to imagine they are going to willy-nilly eliminate (the ACA) because (those insured under it) are Lheir constituents, too."
"The Trump campaign has not put out a detailed plan for health care and health insurance, but hopefully the Transition team will be working on that. The last eight years have been the most exciting time in health care, with a focused effort on quality improvement, patient engagement and cost reduction. We can't go backward on those goals. We'll have to figure out how the new administration can achieve those goals while keeping their campaign promises. It will be interesting. "
"With Trump's victory, along with the
ACA: REPEAL OR RESTRUCTURE?
Adam Solander, health attorney, EBG,
"I don't think when this document was written there was a feeling that both houses of
Poonam Alaigh, former
The repeal of taxes and systematic weakening of the "key pillars" of the ACA will cause the program to collapse on itself. "If diey eliminate all the taxes that were imposed to be able to run the ACA - like the taxes on the insurers, the medical device companies and also the 0.9 percent that those of us got taxed with that are making more dian
WHAT HAPPEN5 TO 20 MILLION INSURED UNDER THE ACA?
"The question becomes 'How do you focus on coverage and not repealing the things that people have responded to that came out of (or were inspired by) the ACA?' (Trump) said he's not going to allow people to the in the streets without access to health care. We are doing better at that Lhan before. You can see that with the charity care going down in the state, as an example, because Gov. (Chris)
"I Think that, given the results of last night's election, and Trump's comments during the election that he was going to get rid of Obamacare, I'm going to begin to revisit... (a universal insurance) system in
COST OF DRUGS AND
PRIOR DISCUSSIONS OF REGULATION
"Stocks are going through the roof for pharmaceutical companies, because there's a lot of uncertainty about price regulation."
"From where we sit, there are three key areas. Markets and what they will they do, what will the government do in terms of investment and regulation related to the industry, and patient access and how that hopefully will be enabled."