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Fixing the Affordable Care Act: Part 5 — The Safety Net

Fixing the Affordable Care Act: Part 5 — The Safety Net

America’s system of health care safety nets is an inadequate, balkanized, inefficient, unfair, unsustainable monstrosity. And that’s on a good day. Its two main components—Medicaid/CHIP for the poor and Medicare for the elderly and disabled—spend nearly a trillion...