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The Costs Associated with Health [Insurance] Reform Repeal for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District

  • Allowing insurance companies to deny coverage to 126,000 to 324,000 individuals, including 9,000 to 42,000 children, with pre-existing conditions.
  • Rescinding consumer protections for 506,000 individuals who have health insurance through their employer or the market for private insurance.
  • Eliminating health care tax credits for up to 14,000 small businesses and 153,000 families.
  • Increasing prescription drug costs for 9,400 seniors who hit the Part D drug “donut hole” and denying new preventive care benefits to 112,000 seniors. Increasing the costs of early retiree coverage for up to 9,200 early retirees.
  • Eliminating new health care coverage options for 1,600 uninsured young adults.
  • Increasing the number of people without health insurance by 13,000 individuals.
  • Increasing the costs to hospitals of providing uncompensated care by $23 million annually.

From the New District by District and Metro Area Analyses of the Impact of Repealing Health Reform. You can look up your Congressional district here.
Ahh…but not to worry, Paul Ryan knows best.


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