In this sobering article, two professors of public health at the City University of New York at Hunter College detail the likely effects of repealing the Affordable Care Act. They discuss a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine which describes what happens to death rates when Medicaid coverage is expanded. The results showed that one life was saved for every 455 people who gained coverage per year. Since the conservative estimate of how many of us will be losing coverage when the ACA is repealed is20 million, that means there will be about 43,956 deaths annually.
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