JAMA: Path to replacement of the ACA likely requires bipartisan support

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A recent JAMA Viewpoint article describes the political landscape that will shape health care policy and the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the Trump Administration.

Notably, despite securing control of the House, the Senate, and the presidency, Republicans still face a difficult battle with Democrats if they hope to pass a full repeal or replacement of the ACA. Although Republicans can pass spending-related changes to the ACA with a simple majority in the Senate, they require 60 votes to avoid a fi...