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Obamacare check-up
Chico News and Review

First the good news: The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has added millions of Americans to the health insurance rolls in the past year and a half.

Now the bad news: The program is dauntingly complex, unpopular with much of the citizenry, and vulnerable to political obstructionism. That last bit is a large part of why 30 million people remain uninsured.

This was the evident consensus of a panel of three experts who offered a “report card” on the ACA to an audience in the Enloe Conference Center on Thursday (April 16).