The Affordable Care Act in 2017: Challenges for President-Elect Trump and the New Congress

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<p>Affordable health insurance coverage and high-quality health care for everyone are essential components of a high-performing health system. The Affordable Care Act has moved the nation down this path since its passage in 2010, by insuring more than 20 million people and facilitating change in how we organize and pay for health care. </p><p>In a new <em>To the Point</em> post, The Commonwealth Fund’s David Blumenthal, M.D., and Sara R. Collins express hope that the upcoming change in government leadership will not alter the nation’s commitment to improving health coverage and care.</p>
<p>“The nation’s gains in coverage and delivery system design have made measurable differences in the lives of millions of Americans,” write Blumenthal and Collins, who emphasize that it’s critical the nation remain committed to a high-performing health system.</p> Read more