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Urban Institute: Uninsured Rate Would Spike 65 Percent If ACA Undone

By James Romoser
March 26, 2019 at 3:00 AM
Eliminating the Affordable Care Act would cause the uninsured rate to increase by at least 65 percent and cause the amount of uncompensated care to grow by at least 82 percent, according to a new study by the Urban Institute. Annual spending by the federal government on health care for the nonelderly would fall by $134.7 billion under a full repeal of the ACA, while aggregate state spending on health care would fall by $9.6 billion, according to the study...


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