As you can see, there are still a relatively small number of grandfathered plans in a few states. But these plans are only available to those who had them in 2013 and they can only have them as long as their carrier is willing to let them continue. All new people rolling through the individual health market are required to be in ACA-compliant plans.As the cost of healthcare rise, driven by laws such as Obamacare, more middle class people fall out of the market and into Medicaid. If Trump loses and the GOP is finished politically, there will be a growing segment of the population enraged at government, but with no political voice.
And, what's the political outlook for Obamacare given that these millions of middle class voters appear "on the path to [being in a health plan] looking like other safety net programs we know, offering limited services to a predominantly low-income population?
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