President, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (@FREOPP). Editor, @ForbesOpinion. Author: Transcending Obamacare; How Medicaid Fails the Poor.
Today, our topic is the state of the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. We’re recording this podcast just after Congress has come back to Washington from the Fourth of July recess.
The Senate Republican health care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, is on thin ice, with about ten Republican Senators expressing reservations about the bill. Can Mitch McConnell get 50 senators to yes? What are the implications for the future of health care in America if he can—or can’t?More