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miércoles, 8 de marzo de 2017

Why Repealing The Affordable Care Act Could Be Devastating For The LGBT Community

Why Repealing The Affordable Care Act Could Be Devastating For The LGBT Community
- Even as Congressional Republicans intensify their attempts to repeal (and, apparently, replace) it, the Affordable Care Act is more popular than ever. According to a survey from the Kasier Family Foundation, 48 percent of Americans view the ACA favorite, hardly a resounding endorsement but a noticeable increase from 43 percent just a few months earlier in December 2016. Moreover, a  study in the New England Journal of Medicine estimated that 43,000 Americans could die annually if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. While an ACA repeal would likely have dire consequences for the health of people across the country, one of the groups that is likely to be hit hardest is the LGBT community.