Ed Gillespie Offers a Credible Obamacare Alternative

Real Healthcare Reform by from Real Clear Markets, October 29, 2014

To a person, the GOP candidates running against incumbent Democratic Senators are strong on the reasons for repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — i.e. Obamacare. Much of their focus has been on the law’s implicit taxes on hiring. The Congressional Budget Office estimates the ACA will induce 2.5 million workers to leave the labor force by 2024. The last thing the U.S. economy needs is another barrier to getting out-of-work or underemployed Americans back in the workforce.

As a general rule, the GOP candidates have been less clear on what they would favor to replace the ACA. There are, however, a couple of notable exceptions.

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