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Oregonians would lose more than most from overturning the Affordable Care Act

Commentary
October 29, 2020By Janet Bauer

The healthcare of many Oregonians is on the line in a case soon to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case of California v. Texas, scheduled for oral arguments in November, could result in the court overturning the Affordable Care Act.

If the Supreme Court invalidates the Affordable Care Act, some 20 million Americans would lose their health coverage. A recent analysis by the Urban Institute shows that Oregon would fare worse than most other states.

Here is a snapshot of what overturning the Affordable Care Act would mean for health insurance in Oregon: