In his address to Congress (recently), President Donald Trump repeated the falsehood that the Affordable Care Act is “failing” in Kentucky. Trump was quoting Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin who said last weekend that coverage wasn’t a good measure of whether health reform was successful, implying that people getting coverage under the ACA, and Medicaid in particular, aren’t getting access to health care.
Kentucky is an Affordable Care Act success story
That’s just not true. By most measures, Kentucky’s experience with the health care law has been a success story. And an example of what can be achieved if states fully implement the ACA.
READ THE FULL ESSAY HERE: Actually Mr. President, the Affordable Care Act Has Been a Huge Success in Kentucky | Families USA