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平价医疗法案的第二幕

伯克利—国会共和党两度试图收集足够选票实现他们七年来“取消和取代”2010年平价医疗法(ACA,又称“奥巴马医保”),均以失败告终。这两次打击似乎让他们放弃了这一计划。

但削弱平价医疗的斗争远未结束。最近的失败的取消ACA方案的合作者之一指出,“对于奥巴马医保问题,最糟糕的情况还没有到来。”

美国人民决不可让这一幕发生。越来越多的州长、市长和公民认识到,奥巴马医保是成功的。ACA减小了获得医疗方面的差异,鼓励对阻止成本升高至关重要的医疗服务创新,最重要的是,它还为数亿美国人提供了保险覆盖和更好的治疗。

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