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Personal medical campaigns on GoFundMe were likelier to come from people living in states that chose not to expand Medicaid under the ACA. (Photo: iStock)

Crowdfunding platforms such as GoFundMe and YouCaring have turned sympathy for Americans drowning in medical expenses into a cottage industry. Now Republican efforts in Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare could swell the ranks of the uninsured and spur the business of helping people raise donations online to pay for health care.

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