El error fatal de Obamacare

CAMBRIDGE – Obamacare, conocido oficialmente como la Ley de Protección al Paciente y Cuidado de Salud Asequible, es el programa de seguro de salud implementado por el presidente de EE. UU. Barack Obama y los congresistas demócratas a pesar de la oposición unánime de los congresistas republicanos. Fue diseñado para cubrir a los estadounidenses sin seguro público o privado de salud: aproximadamente el 15 % de la población de EE. UU.

Quienes se oponen a Obamacare fracasaron en su intento por detenerlo en los tribunales y, más recientemente, en el Congreso. El programa fue entonces lanzado formalmente el 1 de octubre. Si bien se vio obstaculizado por una gran variedad de problemas informáticos y otras dificultades técnicas, es probable que esté en funcionamiento en algún momento de 2014.

La gran pregunta es si actuará como se pretende y si sobrevivirá permanentemente. Existe un grave riesgo de que no lo haga.

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