The stealth Republican force behind Obamacare repeal – POLITICO

He also believes Republicans should focus on the biggest problems first. At the top of the list is flagging insurance exchanges, which are suffering from high premiums and low competition, even if they represent just 4 percent of those insured in the United States.“That’s where we need to send in the rescue team,” Alexander says.From there, he wants Republicans to turn to Medicaid expansion — which Republicans will keep and potentially even broaden, he says — before eventually addressing problems with the country’s patchwork of employer-sponsored health care plans. In essence, Alexander is trying to triangulate an approach that can become law.

Source: The stealth Republican force behind Obamacare repeal – POLITICO

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