GOP Unveils Obamacare Alternative


House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday unveiled a Republican alternative to Obamacare. The health-care agenda—called A Better Way—would repeal the Affordable Care Act but keep the more popular aspects of the law.

Ryan’s plan would, for instance, allow children to stay on their parents’ insurance coverage until age 26. Paul and other Republicans have been vocal critics of President Obama’s health-care overhaul since it was implemented in 2010.

“This law cannot be fixed,” a draft of Ryan’s proposal states. “Obamacare has limited choices for patients, driven up costs for consumers, and buried employers and health-care providers under thousands of new regulations.” According to the White House, 20 million more Americans are insured because of Obamacare. Read more.



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