President Trump will just get the states to do it.
From the Washington Times:
The Trump administration on Tuesday encouraged states to ask for Obamacare waivers to set up high-risk pools, creating a pathway for interested states to begin to adopt key parts of the GOP’s repeal plans even before they pass a bill through Congress.
Officials said the flexibility is needed to save Obamacare from its own shortcomings, saying states need to start experimenting with what works for them, rather than being bound to the top-down model of the Affordable Care Act.
“The failure of the individual marketplace under Obamacare is driving insurers out of counties and states at an alarming rate, leaving millions of Americans without choices for affordable health insurance,” Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said. “The innovation waiver process provides Americans relief from the damage Obamacare continues to inflict on health insurance markets.”
It’s a major shift for the waivers, which under President Obama had been viewed by liberal-leaning states as a way to experiment with going beyond Obamacare — perhaps by trying single-payer insurance or letting illegal immigrants buy plans on the Obamacare exchanges.
Under Mr. Price, however, HHS wants states to start thinking like Alaska, which is establishing a “reinsurance” program to subsidize insurers and prevent rate hikes, as Republicans who control Congress and the White House focus on cutting costs in lieu Mr. Obama’s pursuit of universal health coverage.Obama said he had a pen and a phone.
Now President Trump has those.
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