“… In lieu of federal action to either sure up the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or offer a viable alternative, states are now driving healthcare reform efforts, in particular regarding access. And, following successes at the national and state levels in the mid-term elections, a growing number of Democratic-led states are moving to expand public healthcare proposals…”
“But, states are filling the void left by federal inaction. For example, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, has promised to execute a series of changes to the state’s healthcare system, including an individual mandate…” Read the full article here.
Source: States In Driver’s Seat On Healthcare Reform – By Joshua Cohen, February 1, 2019. Forbes.