Guest: Robert Field
The Trump administration announced that it would not defend the Affordable Care Act against a recent challenge to the law led the state of Texas. The Department of Justice sided with the states that argue that the provision guaranteeing coverage for people with pre-existing conditions is unconstitutional. Democrats say this is yet another attempt to dismantle the law. ROBERT FIELD, law and health policy professor at Drexel University, explains what this news means for the health of the ACA, states, insurance markets and individuals covered.