Washington, D.C. — As members of Congress abandon the U.S. House of Representatives majority’s health care reform proposal one-by-one ahead of a scheduled floor vote, the Center for American Progress released a state-by-state report revealing coverage losses by congressional district. This data analysis is based on the CBO’s score report, which shows that an average of 55,000 individuals per district would lose health insurance over the next decade.
“Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have expressed grave concerns for their constituents’ health and well-being under Trumpcare. In Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) own district in Wisconsin, the health care repeal bill would leave 49,600 Wisconsinites without coverage,” said Topher Spiro, Vice President for Health Policy at the CAP.
CAP’s report calculates the number of people who would be uninsured in each district under the American Health Care Act for several categories of coverage types.
Click here to download the full district breakdown.
Click here to view a CAP Action map “TrumpCare By the Numbers” in each state.