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Obamacare repeal could send premiums soaring for people grappling with health issues, UMass Medical School expert warns

People with significant health issues could wind up getting priced out of the insurance market under legislation recently passed by the House to repeal and replace key parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), warns UMass Medical School expert Terry Dougherty, MPH.

Several states will see major changes to the non-group market under ACA repeal, UMass Medical School expert says

Roughly one-sixth of the country lives in states that are likely to seek waivers under the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which could dramatically revamp the individual, or non-group, health insurance market, said UMass Medical School expert Terry Dougherty, MPH.

States face tough choices over whom to insure if Congress approves Medicaid cuts, UMass Medical School expert says

States across the country will face agonizing choices over who gets health coverage and who doesn’t if proposed deep cuts to Medicaid clear Congress, notes Terry Dougherty, MPH, executive director of Health Systems Transformation at UMass Medical School.