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Brief

A Supreme Court Ruling Finding the Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional Would Have Widespread Negative Implications

This brief reviews the evidence on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has affected individual and family health care coverage, access, and affordability, as well as its implications for hospital finances and national health expenditures.

The authors conclude that nearly 20 million Americans would lose health insurance coverage if the ACA was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.