In Massachusetts the largest and most prestigious hospitals and health experts participated in the development of RomneyCare. This program is doing exceedingly well for both providers and customers.
Not once during the long, contentious political wrangling did you hear a major medical institution or professional association decry the ACA. Why? Simply put, it works. Hospitals, medical clinics, and doctors are getting paid. Insurance companies still make money. How? Again, simply put, there was so much extra money floating around in the system that belt-tightening wasn’t painful. Eight years after its implementation, improvements continue — and, hopefully, they too will be a model for modifications to the ACA.