If you thought constructing and passing the ACA was difficult...just you wait !
After capturing the White House, Republicans put repealing the health law at the top of their to-do list. But since they can’t get around a Democratic filibuster in the Senate, they are forced to use an arcane legislative tool called budget reconciliation to disassemble parts of the law. KHN’s Julie Rovnerand Francis Ying explain the process.
Once again the tools that the Congress can use are inadequate and obsolete, leading to a further possible stalemate which only serves to hurt all.
Perhaps another reason to 'drain the swamp' . HHS Secretary, Tom Price, will have his hands full. Hopefully his medical judgments will prevail. He also has the power of "Executive Order' something which President Trump has used already to meet his campaign promises.
A Guide To Budget Reconciliation: The Byzantine Rules For Disassembling The Health Law | Kaiser Health News