TrumpCare Takes It On The Chin

(By – Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health Care)

There may finally be one thing Republicans hate more than ObamaCare: TrumpCare.

The GOP front-runner, after weeks of talking in vague terms about his plans for the health care system, put out a seven-point proposal Wednesday night, just in time for the GOP debate in Detroit and four more primary contests this weekend.

But within hours, Republican opinion leaders in health care were already piling on.

“It has the look and feel of something that a 22-year-old congressional staffer would write for a backbencher based on a cursory review of Wikipedia,” wrote Avik Roy, the opinion editor at Forbes who has advised several GOP presidential candidates on health policy, including Mitt Romney in 2012. Read more…

 

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