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NEW: GOP’s Claim That Counties Won’t Have Health Care Has Evaporated

By August 22, 2017No Comments

The Kaiser Family Foundation now confirms that 3,006 of the 3,007 counties in the United States have Affordable Care Act marketplace plans for next year. The one county that doesn’t, Ohio’s Paulding County, serves 334 people.

Republicans keep saying that many people will not have access to health care plans and make discredited claims about a non-existent death spiral. The claims have been debunked by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office and now by the facts in the 2018 coverage map from Kaiser Family Foundation.

Unfortunately, that hasn’t stopped the lies. Just last night, GOP Speaker Paul Ryan again made these debunked claims.

Here’s the truth from the Kaiser Family Foundation