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News Tuesday, Jun 27 2017

Over 2,000,000 Floridians Could Lose Healthcare With #Trumpcare

Jun 27, 2017

“GOP leaders delayed the vote on Trumpcare today because they’re already feeling the backlash from their constituents. But it will only get worse,” said American Bridge spokesperson Joshua Karp.

“Trumpcare would decimate health care across the country, kicking millions off their insurance and raising costs for millions more. In Florida, the Senate Republican bill would kick over 1.2 million people off of Medicaid and strip over 800,000 of their private insurance. No family in America should have to choose between essential health care and bankruptcy, but if this bill becomes law, tens of thousands of Florida families might. Floridians deserve better.”

CAP: Coverage Losses by State for the Senate Health Care Repeal Bill
By Emily Gee | June 27, 2017

The Center for American Progress has estimated how many Americans would lose coverage by state and congressional district based on the CBO’s projections. By 2026, on average, about 50,500 fewer people will have coverage in each congressional district. Table 1 provides estimates by state, and a spreadsheet of estimates by state and district can be downloaded at the end of this column.

Published: Jun 27, 2017

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