- Prosperous Americans, many of whom already enjoy a huge health insurance tax break, would see their taxes cut as a result of the GOP plan, writes Edward McCaffery
- He says the tax break given for employer-provided health insurance alone is enough to give all Americans coverage
Edward J. McCaffery is Robert C. Packard trustee chair in law and a professor of law, economics and political science at the University of Southern California. He is the author of "Fair Not Flat: How to Make the Tax System Better and Simpler." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)To understand what today's news of the House voting to repeal and not quite replace Obamacare really means, let's think back to World War II for a moment.