There is plenty of blame to go around on why the Affordable Care Act isn’t working for working families. The plan started with the same for-profit model that Democrats built upon. Then Republicans proposed 98 different amendments that made it even worse and have been chipping away at consumer protections ever since. There is a better, cheaper alternative through expanding Medicare to every citizen then making small changes to make it the best path forward.
In this follow-up interview, Don E. Ford speaks with Dr. Burdette, PhD about the mutations of COVID19 and the myths prevalent through social media.
Dr Burdette highlights a moment in time comparing Ohio and Michigan’s confirmed cases. Both states were in parity until Ohio postponed their primary election and Michigan continued with theirs on March 17. How can this be if the virus requires an extended incubation period?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA / Obamacare) has been a polarizing issue since its inception and will continue to be so into the 2020 election. The ACA provides benefits for millions of American families, but the biggest winners, by far, are the private insurance carriers. Whether a candidate or their respective party argues in favor of ‘fixing ACA” or disbanding it altogether, know that they are both fighting to protect one group above all others – the insurance industry.