Study: Repealing Obamacare Would Double Uninsured Rate By 2019

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In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to preserve health insurance coverage even as he pursues repeal of the Obama-era overhaul that provided it to millions of uninsured people. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File/AP)
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A study released today by the Urban Institute, a left-leaning Washington think tank, finds that repealing the Affordable Care Act would leave around 60 million people without insurance. That’s more than were uninsured before the law went into effect.

Republicans say that dire prediction won’t come true because they are going to replace the law.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Bertha Coombs (@berthacoombs) of CNBC about the study and what Republicans plan to do with health care.

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