By Brian Blase, Senior Fellow, Galen Institute
From the start of 2017 through the fall of that year, Congress labored to pass legislation to replace large parts of the Affordable Care Act. Ultimately, political obstacles proved insurmountable, and Congress was unable to enact a health reform bill. Soon after that failure, President Trump signed an executive order promoting health care choice and competition and directing the administration to issue rules expanding more affordable options, principally for middle-income families and small employers and their employees. Click here to read more.