Is the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) better than either the House or Senate versions of the American Heath Care Act (Trumpcare)?

SENATE MAJORITY LEADER, Mitch McConnell / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE estimates that the legislation U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to bring to a floor vote next week will cause 32 million people to lose their health insurance within a decade. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Much of the young Trump administration has been spent trying to overturn and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). The impulse to reverse perhaps President Barack Obama’s signature piece of domestic legislation is not just about President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to improve the nation’s health insurance offerings. Under Republican majorities, both houses of Congress long have promised to repeal the ACA as soon as they got the chance. But fulfilling that promise has been more difficult than expected, leaving many wondering if any action will be able to be taken, while many who have looked at both the House and Senate versions thinking that they do more harm than good to the nation. Which of the three potential health care regimes do you think is the best for the United States?

Is the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) better than either the House or Senate versions of the American Heath Care Act (Trumpcare)?

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