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Implications for Households If the Supreme Court Overturns the Affordable Care Act

This brief considers how a Supreme Court ruling overturning the Affordable Care Act would affect average people and illustrative, hypothetical families in different circumstances.

Should the law be overturned and its consumer protections eliminated, the brief finds associated increases in household costs would fall heavily on families with moderate and low incomes losing federal subsidies to offset their medical costs, and people with significant health care needs.

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