Dismantling of state’s health reforms in 1993 may offer lessons for Obamacare repeal – Seattle Times

Here’s a good short overview of how the Republicans worked to gut Washington State’s attempt at providing a similar program to the ACA. What to look forward to from Trump and the R’s in Congress.

“I worked on reform in the ’90s; it took two years to pass, two years to implement and 20 minutes to repeal by Republicans. They kept the parts they liked, took out the parts they didn’t, which caused collapse,” MacEwan said.

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/dismantling-of-states-health-reforms-in-1993-may-offer-lesson-for-obamacare-repeal/

One thought on “Dismantling of state’s health reforms in 1993 may offer lessons for Obamacare repeal – Seattle Times

  1. Thanks for posting this, Al.  Talk about instructive!

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