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Obama vows to fully implement Affordable Care Act despite opposition

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3134 (Published 15 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3134
  1. Michael McCartney
  1. 1Seattle

Arguing that access to healthcare is not a privilege but a right, President Barack Obama has vowed to fully implement his 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The president made the remarks on Friday 10 May as his administration pressed ahead with implementation of the act in the face of weak public support and stiff Republican opposition. …

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