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Don't replace Obamacare, fix it

Don't replace Obamacare, fix it

Some politicians are saying the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is failing and should be repealed ("Trump's mystery health care plan," Jan. 17).

The truth is that the ACA is succeeding in many ways.

The number of people in the U.S. without health insurance is now below 9 percent. Previously it was more than 15 percent.

The United States, the richest country in the world, should be able to ensure everyone has health insurance and be able to afford health care. It is true that insurance premiums have been rising; however, they are not rising as quickly...