Friend and fellow blogger, Wayne Oliver, give a harsh critique of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) / Obamacare. I felt compelled to respond and add my thoughts to the conversation, from the perspective of an executive working in the industry.
To begin, I think it fair to say that most people don’t fully understand the law. Last September, the Washington Post stated that 62 percent of Americans said that they don’t have the information they need to understand the law. Furthermore, most Americans, or 55%, disapprove of the way the President is handling the implementation of the new healthcare law. So, it’s not a surprise that there has been loud objections by pundits and general disapproval by the public. It is a complex law and, by most measures, the Administration has done a poor job of explaining it. Yet, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t substance there. In fact, a number of changes have already helped millions of average Americans and has the potential