What now for Obamacare?BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6063 (Published 10 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6063
- Douglas Kamerow, senior scholar, Robert Graham Center for policy studies in primary care, professor of family medicine at Georgetown University, and associate editor, The BMJ
This is not the column I was originally going to write.
Days ago, way back when Hillary Clinton was likely to become president, I was planning a post-election piece on her options to improve the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”). This, of course, is not on President elect Donald J Trump’s agenda.1
With Trump headed for the White House and Republicans still in control of both houses of Congress, we are told that Obamacare’s demise is just a matter of time.23 Recent concerns about how to fix the law to deal with serious problems …