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Republicans Would 'Save' Obamacare by Killing It

A Republican plan to save the law would actually destroy it.
Apparently not an unusual position.

Apparently not an unusual position.

Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

There's good reason for Congress to remodel some aspects of Obamacare. More than half of people who get health coverage through the insurance exchanges have high out-of-pocket costs, for example; 1 in 10 say they've gone without medical care because of the expense.

Unfortunately, the congressional proposal getting attention at the moment -- from Republican Representative Tom Price of Georgia -- wouldn't fix these problems. And it would do away with parts of the law that are working well.