Affordable Care Act

Republicans' new repeal bill would likely leave millions more uninsured, new analyses suggest

Republicans' new repeal bill would likely leave millions more uninsured, new analyses suggest

The latest Republican bid to roll back the Affordable Care Act would likely leave millions of currently insured Americans without health coverage in the coming decades, and strip benefits and protections from millions more, a growing number of independent studies suggest.

Healthcare safety nets in dozens of states stand to lose more than $200 billion by 2026 and hundreds of billions of dollars more in the years that follow, the analyses indicate.

And while the magnitude of the coverage losses is difficult to quantify because the new GOP proposal — written by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) — leaves crucial details to be determined, studies of similar...

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