Kaiser Health Policy News Index: 2016 in Review

… Although the election was certainly the biggest national story of 2016, there were several major health policy stories that made news this year, including the unsafe levels of lead in Flint, Michigan’s water supply and the Zika virus outbreak. The year was bookended by stories about Republican lawmakers and the Affordable Care Act, with January’s top health story being President Obama vetoing repeal of the law and November’s top health story being Republican lawmakers’ plans to repeal the law once President-elect Trump is in office. CONT.

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