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Brinkman: We must improve, keep Obamacare for a healthier America

Posted 12/3/21

It’s funny that when the Affordable Care Act was passed a decade ago, almost everyone was against it.

But now after 10 years, the program has become more popular and it’s practically …

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Opinion

Brinkman: We must improve, keep Obamacare for a healthier America

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It’s funny that when the Affordable Care Act was passed a decade ago, almost everyone was against it.

But now after 10 years, the program has become more popular and it’s practically unthinkable to repeal it.

I think even Democrats realized that, which is why a government-run public option never gained serious momentum in 2021.

With the ACA seemingly in place, now is the time to improve it. One [improvement] is to help the millions of low-income Americans who still need health coverage. The Build Back Better plan provides funding for that and I hope that our Sens. Sinema and Kelly will fight to keep improving our current system.

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