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This is one of the major Trump promises this campaign. He says it will be accomplish during his 1st 100 days. So with that in mind, I thought I'd start this thread for our discussion and to see if in time Trump and the repub congress are true to their words. To begin it off, I've copied Steve Forbes' comments below on the subject. My guess is (and only a guess) he might want to be one of the movers and shakers perhaps as a cabinet member to get this done. Original article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveforbes/2016/11/02/with-obamacare-collapsing-what-do-we-do-next/#34a3c00b7b69 Summary article: http://www.newsmax.com/StreetTalk/Steve-Forbes-Obamacare-healthcare-insurance/2016/11/10/id/758214/ Quoted in part: Forbes provides seven recommendations on what to do next: Nationwide shopping for health insurance. “Let scores of companies compete for your business instead of the handful you now have.” Transparency for prices. “Require hospitals and clinics to post their prices for all treatments, medications and services.” Transparency of performance. “Require hospitals to post monthly statements on how many patients died from infections contracted after they were admitted.” Medicare transparency. More information about payments to help root out fraud and abuse. Equalized tax treatment. If businesses and the self-employed can deduct their premiums, why can’t individuals buying insurance on their own? Freedom of choice. “Let people choose their own policies, not be required to accept what bureaucrats think they should have.” No more threatening mandates. “Forcing employers and individuals to purchase insurance is un-American and unconstitutional.” (Chief Justice John Roberts was criticized for ruling the penalty for not buying insurance was a tax whose payment could be shared, effectively giving renewed life to Obamacare.) In addition, Republicans will have to figure out a way to fund care for “genuinely uninsurable individuals,” he says. “Otherwise, we’ll continue to be stuck with the take-all-comers mandate for insurers that has led to an enormous gaming of the system: Don’t buy coverage until you’re sick,” he says