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The US health insurance system is in disarray. Premiums are rising, coverage is shrinking, and the number of uninsured Americans is increasing. The Affordable Care Act of 2010 attempted to address these issues, but it failed to make a significant impact. The current system is based on employer-provided health insurance, but this is increasingly unaffordable for employers and does not provide comprehensive coverage. In addition, health care costs continue to rise, leading to a vicious cycle of increasing premiums and reduced coverage. The health insurance system in the US needs to be reformed in order to make it more accessible, affordable, and effective for all Americans.