Former senior Obama adviser David Plouffe is optimistic about Obamacare — over the long run. By 2017, he said, almost every state will have accepted the law’s Medicaid expansion (states such as Ohio have indeed recently decided to accept it) and will be running their own exchanges. “It’s just a fact” that the law will work, he said, though “it may take until this president leaves office.”
“This program was designed to be implemented by the states,” Plouffe said, “and in most states that are running their own exchanges it’s going quite well.” One state, Idaho, is indeed planning to set up its own state-run exchange at some point, but is using the federal exchange for now.
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