Repealing The ObamaCare Train Wreck Has Become A Train Wreck

(From IBD)

As we noted in this space earlier, the original House plan was a marginal improvement on ObamaCare in some parts, but kept the insurance industry mandates and regulations that caused ObamaCare to fail in the first place — minimum benefit rules and “guaranteed issue.”

The GOP leadership has tweaked the bill since in an attempt to assuage both moderates and conservatives, but left that core problem intact…

…What’s been missing in this “replacement” plan all along is what Republican health reformers had been promising to deliver since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law seven years ago: reforms that got government out of the health care business as much as possible and that removed regulations and mandates that impeded market competition or distorted it and drove up prices.

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