This man is one of the few among us who truly understands the ramifications of the Affordable Care Act which has been the target of the far Right for so many years and which is helping so many people. It’s worth read.
Now that the AHCA effort by the President and Republican majority has fizzled, it would be appropriate to step away from the rhetoric and ask a few questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). I would also suggest you may not want to listen only to politicians on this as I have learned the health care awareness of politicians is not as high as we need it to be and some are more interested in optics than impact.
The questions and answers have been provided by a retired benefits actuary, consultant and manager for a Fortune 500 company.
Question 1: The ACA is: (a) undergoing a death spiral, (b) a disaster and will implode, (c) doing well in a number of places, but needs help in a few others.
Question 2: The reasons for rising costs under the ACA are: (a) adverse selection where more bad risks are signing up than good…
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