Study: Health Care Act Repeal Will Cut Deep In 5th Congressional District

Study: Health care act repeal will cut deep in 5th Congressional District

More than 40,300 residents in the 5th Congressional District of North Carolina are at risk of losing their health insurance coverage if the Trump administration and Republican-controlled Congress eliminate the Affordable Care Act marketplace.
The research was released recently by the Democratic staff of the congressional committees for energy and commerce, and oversight and government reform.
About 38,200 individuals in GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx’s district could find their health insurance unaffordable if tax credits used to offset monthly premium payments go away.

The report determined 28,700 individuals may not be able to afford their marketplace plan if federal cost-sharing subsidies end. The …

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