A DISTRICT-BY-DISTRICT LOOK AT IMPACT OF REPEAL OF THE ACA
March 3, 2017
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– That’s via a new report from House Energy & Commerce Democrats this morning, which breaks down the Affordable Care Act’s coverage expansion and consumer protections by all 435 congressional districts and D.C.
Tidbits according to Politico:
– Republican leaders’ districts have seen major gains from the ACA. The uninsured rate in House Speaker Paul Ryan’s district fell by 45 percent, from 9.3 percent to 5.1 percent. The uninsured rate fell by 62 percent, from 15.7 percent to 5.9 percent, in House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s district.
– Florida representatives’ districts have the most marketplace customers. There are 96,300 ACA exchange customers in Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s district; 92,500 in Rep. Carlos Curbelo’s district; and 83,100 in Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart’s district.
– The Republican district with the most new ACA Medicaid enrollees? Greg Walden’s. There are 129,200 people in the House E&C Chairman’s district in Oregon who are now covered by the ACA’s Medicaid expansion.
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