32 million people lose insurance under U.S. Senate Obamacare repeal plan: CBO




  • In US
  • 2017-07-19 21:44:17Z
  • By Reuters
FILE PHOTO - Applications are seen at a rally held by supporters of the Affordable Care Act in Jackson, Mississippi
FILE PHOTO - Applications are seen at a rally held by supporters of the Affordable Care Act in Jackson, Mississippi  

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 under a U.S. Senate plan to repeal Obamacare without providing a replacement, the Congressional Budget Office reported on Wednesday.

The CBO estimated the number of uninsured would rise by 17 million next year alone if the Affordable Care Act were to be scratched without a new healthcare plan.


(Reporting by Lisa Lambert; Editing by David Gregorio)

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