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Republican representatives and senators recently retreated to Philadelphia to be brought up to speed on health care reform. When leaked audio from that meeting became available , it revealed the Republican playbook on what reform will look like and how they intend to push it through Congress.
The Trump administration is leading a three-pronged approach to health care reform: (1) repeal unpopular penalties and taxes, (2) provide states greater control and flexibility over the Medicaid program, and (3) encourage consumer-centric reforms based on free market principles. Their message is that the existing system is not affordable, competitive, nor effective.