Fixing, or replacing, the Affordable Care Act

People demonstrate for the Affordable Care Act and against Trump during the First Stand Rally in Newark, N.J., U.S. January 15, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith - RTSVN4L

Alice Rivlin, senior fellow in Economic Studies and the Center for Health Policy, addresses the claim that the Affordable Care Act is “collapsing,” and provides her expert analysis on what actions the new administration and Congress should take on health care policy.

Also in this episode, Jonathan Sallet, visiting fellow in Governance Studies, discusses why he became a scholar after serving in government on our Coffee Break segment. He explains why the idea of “truth” is most critical to preserving democracy, and why he considers it a pressing issue of our time.

Finally, in our Metro Lens segment, Elizabeth Kneebone, fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program, explains how EITC aids low-income Americans.

Show Notes:

How has Obamacare impacted state health care marketplaces?

Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World

The Federal Communications Commission and Lessons of Recent Mergers & Acquisitions

Confronting Suburban Poverty In America

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo and producer Vanessa Sauter, and also thanks for additional support from Eric Abalahin, Jessica Pavone, Nawal Atallah, Kelly Russo, and Rebecca Viser.

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