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Current Health Care Fight Is The Latest Battle In A Lengthy War

Current Health Care Fight Is The Latest Battle In A Lengthy War

Today’s battles over “repeal and replace” of the Affordable Care Act are the latest chapters in a saga that began with the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.University of Nevada Reno Professor Jeanne Wendel, who teaches health care economics, said that larger trends can get lost amid the breaking news coverage.She said that while the current Republican health care proposal significantly scales back Medicaid and the ACA, it is still a concession by the GOP of a major federal role in the healthcare sector.

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