Elections: What the Midterms Mean for the Affordable Care Act

on November 7, 2014  |  Permalink

Topics: Care Delivery, Access to Care, Health Care Reform, Politics and Policy, Elections, 2014, Health Care Legislation

The GOP's gains from the midterm elections this week set the stage for an attack on the Affordable Care Act.

While a full repeal is unlikely as long has President Obama is in office, experts say, some lawmakers are still planning a symbolic attempt to revoke the law.

However, stakeholders say a piece-by-piece dismantling of the ACA is a viable option for removing from the law certain aspects, such as the individual mandate or medical device tax.