Medicaid expansion alone accounted for the addition of nearly 13 million new enrollees in 32 states and Washington, D.C.

The intent of the Affordable Care Act was to help as many Americans as possible to get, and keep, health coverage. And it’s done its job so well in that respect that if the recent decision by a Texas judge to declare it unconstitutional is upheld, nearly every American will be affected.

According to a new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation, it’s not just those with pre-existing conditions or those who need the ACA’s subsidies to help them afford coverage who will be affected.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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