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Center for American Progress, Harvard Researchers Release Report Analysis Estimating Thousands of Deaths from Senate Healthcare Repeal Bill

Washington, D.C. —(ENEWSPF)--June 26, 2017.  A new column from the Center for American Progress and Harvard University researchers estimates an increase in deaths in the range of 18,000 to 27,700 by 2026 resulting from coverage reductions under the newly released Senate Republican health care repeal bill.

Recent studies of the effects of insurance coverage on mortality confirm that health care coverage has an impact on whether Americans live or die. The column provides estimates of additional deaths under the Senate bill by state.

“There is a growing body of literature that demonstrates the life-and-death . . .

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