19.04.2017 06.23 CDT
While the debate over replacing the Affordable Care Act continues, it is also important to focus on the law that currently controls the American health care system – the ACA. The Trump Administration has been sending conflicting signals about how it will administer the Affordable Care Act. These conflicting signals may prove to be disruptive to insurance markets - and to individuals.
Trump Administration’s statements – and actions – on the Affordable Care Act look like a case of multiple personalities inhabiting the same body.
The Trump Administration’s approach to interpreting and administering the ACA – and the conflicting messages being sent by the Administration – matter. Here are some of the consequences of these conflicting messages.