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5 Years In, How's It Going With The Affordable Care Act?

President Obama touted the achievements of the Affordable Care Act this week, saying it's making health coverage more affordable and effective. But critics say the law is hurting small businesses and complicating taxes, and Republicans in Congress are still trying to get rid of it five years later.

Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News joins Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins to share the numbers, how the law is affecting Americans good and bad, and whether she thinks Obamacare will still be around in another five years, after President Obama has left office.

Guest

  • Julie Rovner, senior correspondent for Kaiser Health News. She tweets @jrovner.
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