The Congressional Budget Office released its score of the American Health Care Act passed earlier this month by the House of Representatives, further increasing the opposition of the legislation by AARP and groups representing hospitals and doctors.

The CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation estimate by 2026, 23 million more people would be uninsured under the AHCA than under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 51 million Americans uninsured.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.