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The COVID economic downturn is testing the promise of the ACA safety net

12 days ago   |   By Fortune

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The Affordable Care Act, facing its first test during a deep recession, is providing a refuge for some-but by no means all-people who have lost health coverage as the economy has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
New studies, from both federal and private research groups, generally indicate that when the country marked precipitous job losses from March to May-with more than 25 million people forced out of work-the loss of health insurance was...
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