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Ring, ring! Who's that calling? Debt collectors. Medical costs are the top reason for such calls, according to a new study. (Photo: iStock)

While the Affordable Care Act made it possible for millions of people to have health coverage, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to deal with medical bills. Medical debt is the top reason consumers say they’re contacted by collection agencies — and if the ACA goes away, taking people’s coverage with it, the situation could get a lot worse.

Related: Employees not setting aside money for future medical bills

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