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Medicare, Medicaid head says repealing Obamacare without replacement would be 'chaos'

Medicare, Medicaid head says repealing Obamacare without replacement would be 'chaos'

Andy Slavitt has been instrumental in building up Obamacare as the head of the federal agency that oversees Medicare and Medicaid.

Now, he faces the prospect of an incoming Donald Trump administration that may tear much of it apart. Still, he wants to give the new administration a chance to improve health care in America — and he thinks you should too.

Slavitt, acting administrator at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, sat down with the Chicago Tribune Wednesday to discuss how the new administration's plans might affect consumers, where he'd like to see health care go in the future, and what he doesn't want to see.

The Tribune interviewed...

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