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How the Trump presidency may impact dermatology

Amid great speculation about how the Trump presidency will impact healthcare and providers, including dermatologists, there’s one thing that’s clear.

We don’t know much.


Nancy Taylor, shareholder and co-chair of the health and FDA business practice at the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, says that while some expect that President-elect Trump will seek a repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act, it is likely to be a “precision” repeal of only those issues that are considered burdensome on individuals, business, insurers and governors.

“President-elect Trump and his team have many proposals and will rely on key Congressional Republican leaders to find a pathway that balances expansion of coverage, while reducing healthcare costs from less complex regulations and greater consumer engagement. A repeal bill without a thoughtful replacement may cause significant disruption to those with coverage and to providers, especially in rural and medically underserviced areas,” Ms. Taylor says.

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