Between 2017 and 2026, following a potential repeal, federal health care spending would decrease by $927 billion; however, state spending would increase by $68.5 billion over the same period as more people receive uncompensated care due to the increase in the number of people without insurance.
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The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have conducted research and offered evidence-based solutions that improve lives and strengthen communities across a rapidly urbanizing world. Their objective research helps expand opportunities for all, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the effectiveness of the public sector. Visit the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center for more information specific to its staff and its recent research.