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Obamacare in the age of Donald Trump

Feb 18, 2017, 7:55 AM
In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington....
In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Republicans have been trying to repeal the Affordable Healthcare Act, also known as Obamacare, since the day it was passed. But it is different now, they actually have the power to do it.

Is this like the dog that finally caught the car: Now, what do I do?

We discuss the implications of various options with two of the most knowledgeable people around:

• Betsy Bayless is the former CEO of the Maricopa Integrated Health Systems and former Arizona Secretary of State.

• Francine Hardaway has written some of the most incisive analyses of healthcare policy out of anyone I know.

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Obamacare in the age of Donald Trump