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What Should The GOP Do About Obamacare? – John C. Goodman – Page full

DecisionMaking1In fact, there isn’t a single Republican replace plan that hasn’t already been called “Obamacare lite.” And that’s before any negotiation with the other side takes place. Any repeal and replace agreement that has been negotiated with Democrats in Congress and with the White House will almost certainly be viewed with suspicious mistrust by the Republican rank and file.

Fortunately, there is a way out. In going forward, the GOP needs to make clear to its own base and to the Democrats that in any negotiation they will follow five simple rules.

via What Should The GOP Do About Obamacare? – John C. Goodman – Page full.


A primary care physician by training, my passion is researching and writing about the importance restoring patient centered care, supporting independent private physicians, promoting free-market solutions and seeking sustainable fiscal policy in healthcare.

One thought on “What Should The GOP Do About Obamacare? – John C. Goodman – Page full

  1. As a constitutional libertarian and economic conservative, I’m not optimistic that the GOP will be able to pull this off. However, we do have a handful of thinkers and doers in congress that might be able to actually lead the surge to replace PPACA with something that works without making things worse. I think John Goodman’s 5-simple rule approach is very good advice.


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