Why the rush? As per current times, just change the name … to Trumpcare or Ryancare …. ‘“Paul Ryan’s Big Lie About Obamacare: Congress needs to abolish the Affordable Care Act immediately because the law is in the midst of a “death spiral.” Not!!
Anyone who watched the TV news on 3/7/17, heard the republicans talking points that Obamacare is on a “death spiral” echoing the words of the Aetna CEO who has been resorting to this rhetoric. And of course, this is not true.
The words “death spiral” is a specific insurance terminology which refers to the inevitable cycle where insurance premiums keep rising dramatically to where more and more young healthy adults start dropping out of the insurance market until the system collapses.
This year of 2017, there has been a record number of Americans enrolling to purchase health coverage made available through the ACA, the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare which puts the lie to the republicans’ claims that the ACA is in a “death spiral” cycle.
Yes, there are flaws with the ACA which are imminently fixable, if there was a bipartisan consensus in the US Congress to…
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