Consumers Paying Price For ACA Critics’ Efforts To Undermine The Law
Many of the decisions made by those who did not support the health law have led to the current turmoil of the exchanges.
Los Angeles Times:
The States With The Biggest Obamacare Struggles Spent Years Undermining The Law
As insurers exit Obamacare marketplaces across the country, critics of the Affordable Care Act have redoubled claims that the health law isn’t working. Yet these same critics, many of them Republican politicians in red states, took steps over the last several years to undermine the 2010 law and fuel the current turmoil in their insurance markets. Among other things, they blocked expansion of Medicaid coverage for the poor, erected barriers to enrollment and refused to move health plans into the Obamacare marketplaces, a key step to bringing in healthier consumers. (Levey, 9/7)