As Republicans argue about which health care benefits to cut,there comes a report that adds insult to injury. Not only wouldessential health benefits likely become completely unaffordable tomany if they’re dropped from health insurance plans, but it’srevealed the amount they add to the cost of monthly health carepremiums is actually pretty small.

An analysis from the Urban Institute and theRobert Wood Johnson Foundation indicates EHBs covered under theAffordable Care Act but slated for removal under Republicans’repeal-and-replace efforts won’t trim the cost of monthly premiumsby very much.

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