As experience before the Affordable Care Act proved, weak-coverage plans have often served their buyers badly. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The year ahead looks to be dangerous for health-care security in the U.S., as Donald Trump’s administration continues to sabotage the law that Congress couldn’t repeal. New proposals would let many more healthy Americans drop their Obamacare coverage — raising costs for the unhealthy and risks for everyone, sick or well.

It will fall to state governments to resist this renewed assault on universal access to adequate health insurance. Their goal should be to keep their health-care systems stable, maintain access to affordable coverage, and protect their citizens from scams.

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