The Health Care Plan Trump Voters Really Want

This week Republicans in Congress began their effort to repeal and potentially replace the Affordable Care Act. But after listening to working-class supporters of Donald J. Trump — people who are enrolled in the very health care marketplaces created by the law — one comes away feeling that the Washington debate is sadly disconnected from the concerns of working people. …

The Kaiser Foundation organized six focus groups in the Rust Belt areas — three with Trump voters who are enrolled in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, and three with Trump voters receiving Medicaid. … Though the participants did not agree on everything, they expressed remarkably similar opinions on many health care questions. CONT.

Drew Altman (Kaiser Family Foundation), New York Times