With the surprise 2016 Presidential election results the ACA is likley to be going through change in 2017. The attached document is from the AEI, a well-known conservative think tank, whose pro-market, consumer/patient-centric ideas are likely to be utilized by Congress in repealing/revising the ACA.
The recommendations are organized around the following topics:
1. Replacing the ACA with more effective reforms.
2. Medicaid reform.
3. Medicare reform.
4. Promoting lifelong enrollment in HSAs.
5. Additional reforms.
Wellness professionals need to understand the likely changes affecting the U.S. health care system and how to navigate the transition ahead.