Don’t Think ACA Repeal Effort Will Affect Jobs? Think Again

If enacted as it is now written, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) proposed by the Republican-led Senate could cause an estimated 1.45 million jobs to disappear by 2026 and trigger an economic downturn in all but one state, according to a new study from the Center for Health Policy Research at the Milken Institute School of Public Health. The projected overall job losses from the BCRA are about 50 percent greater than the nearly 1 million estimated for the House-passed American Health Care Act by in an earlier report from the Center. New York (132,000), California (117,000), and Pennsylvania (110,000) will see the worst job losses, followed by Ohio (99,000), Michigan (86,000), Florida (78,000), Illinois (71,000), New Jersey (60,000), Massachusetts (54,000), [...]

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7/7/17 08:04 AM

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