Federal health-care law termed ‘significant change’

Karen Davis of The Commonwealth Fund urged the audience at The Hotchkiss School to resist efforts to modify or repeal the Affordable Care Act during her presentation, part of the Salisbury Forum series, Friday, May 13. Photo By Patrick L. Sullivan

LAKEVILLE — The Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) is already the law of the land. The effort to explain it — and promote it — is ongoing.

The effort continued Friday night, May 13, as Karen Davis, president of The Commonwealth Fund, spoke to an audience of about 200 at The Hotchkiss School as part of the Salisbury Forum series.

Davis began by describing the health-care reform law as the most significant change in American health care since the advent of Medicare during Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society of the mid-1960s.

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