Congress must team up, make ACA better: Rep. Nita Lowey

August 9, 2017
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When Sen. John McCain walked onto the floor of the U.S. Senate and delivered a decisive thumbs-down on repealing parts of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans who depend on the law breathed a sigh of relief. In the wake of this significant, if not fatal, blow to Republican efforts to dismantle the ACA, we have the opportunity to do what we should have done all along — work together to make the ACA better.

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions have announced that in September their committee will begin bipartisan hearings on ways to improve the individual insurance market. I hope the House Republican Majority and President Trump will engage in similar efforts, starting with an end to the administration’s actions that are causing uncertainty in the health care market. (Click the link above to continue reading.)