Killing the Affordable Care Act public health insurance exchange system and its premium subsidy program might cost U.S. hospitals more revenue than killing the ACA Medicaid expansion program.

A team of analysts hired by the Chicago-based American Hospital Association and the Washington-based Federation of American Hospitals includes predictions supporting that possibility in a look at how full or partial ACA repeal might affect hospitals.

Hospitals commissioned the analysis in an effort to persuade Donald Trump and members of Congress to think carefully about the possible effects on hospitals when they set about changing health system rules.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.