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The passage of the American Health Care Act could ultimately result in significant job loss and economic output, as the projected loss of health insurance for 23 million people by 2026 could recreate a ripple effect through the rest of the economy, according to a study by The Commonwealth Fund, “The American Health Care Act: Economic and Employment Consequences for States.”

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.

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