Democrats Take Their Turn At Improving Affordable Care Act
Democrats take their turn at improving Affordable Care Act
The revised, Republican-drafted U.S. Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has garnered much media attention but you probably didn’t hear much about a proposal released last week from a group of 10 House Democrats to fix problems in the act.
The Democratic proposal seeks to protect people with pre-existing conditions and tackle rising premiums and deductibles. It also seeks to provide more insurance choices for consumers and encourage more people to enroll in ACA, according to its drafters, the New Democrat Coalition Affordable and Accessible Health Care Task Force.
The plan, which drew an initial favorable …