Austyn Gaffney is a freelance writer based in Lexington, Kentucky. Her work has appeared in The Offing and is forthcoming in Brevity and Prairie Schooner. You can find her stories on www.southeast-ern.com.
Republicans haven’t succeeded at repealing the Affordable Care Act. But in Kentucky, they’re trying to roll back coverage another way, through a waiver program that the Trump administration could approve without red tape.