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A Note from the Editor-in-Chief
Authors:  Lawrence D. Devoe, M.D.
  Welcome to the March-April 2017 Editor-in-Chief’s page. This editorial column focuses on the current United States Congressional reconsideration of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.
It was only a couple of issues ago (November-December 2016), after the United States Presidential election had concluded, that I weighed in on the problems associated with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), otherwise known as the Affordable Care Act or ACA.
The lengthy discussions now being held in Congressional committee meetings revolve around the question of whether it is better to repeal and replace the ACA than it is to reform it. Replacing any law as complex as the ACA is never an easy process, as the Republican legislators are quickly discovering.
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