Just Because GOP’s Health Plan Was Pulled, Doesn’t Mean Obamacare Won’t Change
A look at what the Trump administration can do to further water down the Affordable Care Act.
How Republicans Can Hobble Obamacare Even Without Repeal
Republicans may have failed to overthrow Obamacare this week, but there are plenty of ways they can chip away at it. The Trump administration has already begun using its regulatory authority to water down less prominent aspects of the 2010 healthcare law. (Steenhuysen, 3/26)
The Wall Street Journal:
With GOP Plan Dead, Trump Weighs Other Ways To Reshape Health Care
With the collapse of Republicans’ health plan in the House on Friday, the Trump administration is set to ramp up its efforts to alter the Affordable Care Act in one of the few ways it has left — by making changes to the law through waivers and rule changes. The initiative now rests with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, who has vowed to review every page of regulation and guidance related to the ACA. The steps he and the administration take next could have sweeping repercussions, accomplishing some of the same types of changes Republicans were unable to push through Congress. (Armour, 3/25)