Health Care

Up Next for Obamacare: Transforming Medicine

The secretary of health and human services says it's time for the hard stuff.

Old science, new tools.

Photographer: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, six years ago this week, he addressed the rancor the health-care debate had inspired with a call to resist cynicism. “We are not a nation that does what’s easy," he said. "We are a nation that does what is hard. What is necessary. What is right. Here, in this country, we shape our own destiny.”

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