The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals warn millions of additional uninsured patients will bring a deluge of uncompensated medical care and potentially torpedo hospital budgets. (Photo: iStock)

Pressure is mounting on Republicans to explain how they are going to repeal the Affordable Care Act without unleashing massive disruption to the health care system and the millions of Americans who have health insurance because of the landmark law.

A new study says 30 million people will lose coverage if the ACA is repealed without an accompanying “replacement” legislation aimed at preserving plans or offering new ones.

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