A lesson from history: Repealing the ACA will make health insurance more expensive
Insurance advisors help people sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, on February 5, 2015 in Miami, Florida (AFP Photo/Joe Raedle)

Republicans want to replace the Affordable Care Act with something that President Donald Trump argues will provide "insurance for everybody" with "much lower deductibles." While he did not give any specifics, history provides deep evidence that Republican alternatives are unlikely to be any more successful, or any less expensive, than those offered under the ACA. More…