6 nearly dead things that came back to life in 2017
The ACA wasn't the only thing that thwarted death this year. Here's our look at the ACA and five other key things that rose from their deathbeds in 2017.
By Emily Payne|December 28, 2017 at 09:37 AM
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This year started off with a lot of promises of Big Changes–a new president and GOP-controlled Senate and House offered up a lofty to-do list and the zeal to get it done. The “repeal and replace” of Obamacare was a top issue in January… and still limping along in a battered-and-bruised state in December–Obamacare itself was in something of a similar state. The GOP was faced with a health care policy that just wouldn’t die, despite their best efforts.
The ACA wasn’t the only thing that thwarted death this year. The insurance broker industry’s favorite bad-boy, Zenefits navigated government fines, company restructuring, a slew of bad PR and more, announcing a new business model. And natural disasters took their toll on areas across the country, breathing new life into Employee Assistance Plans, a benefit teetering on the brink of acceptance.
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