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News Junkie: New report highlights benefits of ACA in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. — Just as replacement efforts seem to have fallen short in Congress, a new report released Wednesday attempts to quantify the impact the Affordable Care Act has had on Connecticut.

The report, compiled by the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center with the help and financial backing of the Connecticut Health Foundation, seeks to explain what could happen if federal lawmakers move ahead with repeal.

“Our goal is for decisions to be made with good data and an understanding of the implications on people’s lives,” Patricia Baker, president and CEO of the Connecticut Health Foundation, said. “We commissioned this analysis to document what is at stake as lawmakers consider significant changes to the health care system.”

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