The Affordable Care Act is nearly a decade old. In its lifetime, the expansive health care law has been challenged, altered, nipped and tucked, and spared the ultimate fate of dissolution. At least for now. A lawsuit challenging the entire ACA is making its way through the federal court system, and President Trump has promised a brand-new plan, though no specifics have been revealed.
It's against this backdrop that HealthConnections looks at the ACA and its current challenges. Dr. Carole Myers, of the University of Tennessee College of Nursing, tells host Brandon Hollingsworth where those challenges stand, and how the 2020 presidential election may affect the law.