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Delay in ACA's employer mandate nothing to celebrate
Delay in ACA's employer mandate nothing to celebrate

The glee with which Republicans greeted the delay in the employer coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act is heartless. Although it is politically motivated, such reveling will prove to be a political obstacle to Republican election chances in 2014. President Barack Obama's health care law is not going away. A groundswell of public opinion will welcome the reforms now under way to help correct the fundamental inequities in America's health care system. Celebrating the temporary delay in implementation of the ACA as a harbinger of the law's end callously ignores the many Americans whose health is suffering from lack of coverage for payment. For another year, those who...

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