Joe Biden The task force proposes doubling down on COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, as well as fixing the broken health care system that has exacerbated the pandemic.  (Photo: Tiffany Hagler-Geard/Bloomberg)

As the Trump administration continues its crusade to do away with the Affordable Care Act, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is planning a strong counter-attack.

Biden has thus far taken a more moderate approach to health care reform, including an expansion of the ACA and Medicare. But in an attempt to appeal to more-liberal voters, in May, he brought in the father of “Medicare for All,” Sen. Bernie Sanders and others to create a “unity” taskforce.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is the current deputy editor for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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