What The Man Who Ran Obamacare Thinks About The Republican Health Care Plan

Andy Slavitt was in charge of running the federal agency that oversees the Affordable Care Act from 2015 to 2017.

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Andy Slavitt was in charge of running the federal agency that oversees the Affordable Care Act from 2015 to 2017.

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Andy Slavitt understands the inner workings of the U.S. health care system better than most. From 2015 to 2017, he ran the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare, as head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Since leaving that post in January, he’s been an outspoken critic of the Republican proposals to dismantle it.

Yesterday, shortly after the release of the Senate bill, he tweeted, “It’s the ugly step-sibling of the House bill.” And this morning his message was, “We must start over. It’s too important.”

Slavitt spoke with All

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/06/23/534106319/what-the-man-who-ran-obamacare-thinks-about-the-republican-health-plan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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