Bay Area Perspectives on the Affordable Care Act

By Marissa Ortega-Welch, KALW/Crosscurrents

Doctors, nurses and medical students stood outside of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital this week in their lab coats and scrubs, holding signs that said “Protect our patients” and “Keep America covered.”

They joined with health care providers across the country to demonstrate their support for the Affordable Care Act — also known as “Obamacare.” The Senate has begun the process of repealing the historic law. Republicans are trying to make good on President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to do away the Affordable Care Act on “day one” of his presidency.

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