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Studying what works, doesn’t work in health insurance reform
Modern Healthcare

Regardless of the outcome of this year’s election, one result is fairly certain—the new administration will take a second look at the Affordable Care Act. The landmark health reform legislation President Barack Obama signed into law in 2010 led to a major expansion of health insurance accessibility, and set off the most significant overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since the advent of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. These milestones of change to our health insurance system, enacted decades apart, share a link to one of the largest social science experiments in U.S. history.