By Dr. Oxiris Barbot, First Deputy Commissioner, NYC Health Department
This op-ed originally appeared on huffingtonpost.com
Since the start of the new presidential administration, the onslaught of policies and executive orders have been met with outcries from communities, organizations and elected officials. In the medical community, there was an almost unprecedented bipartisan opposition to the White House’s proposed American Health Care Act. To some, the protection of the Affordable Care Act has given us a rare time to celebrate, rest and regroup.
Now is not that time.