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The Financial Consequences of ACA Repeal

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What might repeal of the ACA mean for individuals and the nation as a whole? In a new Commonwealth Fund podcast, George Washington University’s Leighton Ku discusses his recent Fund–supported study that found 2.6 million jobs would be lost in health care, construction, real estate, finance, and other fields by 2019. And while the insurance industry waits for a possible repeal-and-replace law, Sabrina Corlette of Georgetown University says uncertainty in the insurance market could lead to fewer plan choices and higher premiums.

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