Five ways an ACA repeal could hurt hospitals
At a press conference on February 16, President Donald Trump stated that he plans on submitting reforms to the Affordable Care Act by early or mid-March. While Trump has touted Obamacare as a “disaster,” some healthcare experts say the change could negatively impact hospitals in a variety of ways.
A recent study commissioned by the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) and the American Hospital Association (AHA) found that if an ACA repeal occurred without an immediate replacement, hospitals stand to lose upward of $102.9 billion between 2018 and 2026.
Here are five other ways an ACA repeal could negatively impact hospitals.