New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014
Health care in America needed fixing long before the Affordable Care Act. Costs were high, outcomes were disappointing, and millions of Americans didn’t have health insurance. While the ACA has expanded coverage, it hasn’t solved existing systemic flaws; it papers over many of them with new layers of complexity, adding shortcomings of its own.
ACA supporters erroneously argue that the law only needs minor tweaks in order to succeed, while the push by ACA dissenters to repeal the law fails to address the problems that existed long before the bill passed. With or without the ACA, America’s health care system is in desperate need of new thinking.
Avik Roy’s Universal Exchange Plan addresses both types of flaws in the US health care system: the ones caused by the ACA and the ones that predate it. Through major reforms to Medicare, Medicaid, and Obamacare, the plan would transform the US health care system into one that is more available, affordable, and efficient than it has ever been. The plan would:
The full plan is available here.