The AHCA Would Cost 1 Million Jobs by 2026, New Study Finds

The AHCA Would Cost 1 Million Jobs by 2026, New Study Finds

The U.S. would lose nearly 1 million jobs over the next decade if the American Health Care Act, the Republican replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act that passed the House of Representatives last month. is implemented.

According to a new report from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, employment would increase initially, but by 2026, “924,000 jobs would be lost, gross state products would be $93 billion lower, and business output would be $148 billion less” if the AHCA is passed in its current form. Healthcare was the top job growth sector in 2016, and this would likely reverse that trend.

But it’s not just the healthcare industry that would be impacted, in terms of job loss. Fewer funds for healthcare would also impact jobs in other sectors like construction, retail, and the restaurant industry, says Leighton Ku, health policy professor George Washington University and the lead author of the report. Ku notes that while much of the media attention around the AHCA has focused on the 23 million fewer people who will have insurance in 2026, the bill will also have ripple effects throughout the economy, affecting many more people in less-than-obvious ways.

“It’s the leading growth area in the economy,” says Ku. “It’s not as though you can pretend that taking away funding from health doesn’t take away jobs.”

For example, Ku notes that if a hospital has less funding, it may put off a construction project that then hurts the company it has a contract with. “Construction workers then have less money to go to the shopping mall,” he says.

The report details how the AHCA will change federal funds directed to the states and Washington D.C. over the next decade, based on the CBO score of the House bill, and estimates how those changes in federal funds will affect state economies. It finds that the states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the ACA will see the most job losses, as they will face the steepest funding cuts.

The authors note that the AHCA’s repeal of certain taxes— such as Medicare-related taxes, the Cadillac tax, or the medical device tax—would actually boost employment in 2018, which is in line with other reports on the effects of the AHCA; coupled with the coverage losses, however, the net effect is a decrease in employment opportunities and economic output.

For a sample of how many jobs different states would likely lose, check out the map below:

Source: L. Ku, E. Steinmetz, E. Brantley et al., The American Health Care Act: Economic and Employment Consequences for States, The Commonwealth Fund, June 2017.
courtesy of The Commonwealth FundSource: L. Ku, E. Steinmetz, E. Brantley et al., The American Health Care Act: Economic and Employment Consequences for States, The Commonwealth Fund, June 2017.

The Effects of Stress on Your Body and Mind Are Staggering! Watch The Video Below To See What You Can Do To Regain Your Health...

Discover How Laminine™ Can Improve Your Health... Watch The Video Above!

Laminine™ Will Help Anyone. The Benefits, When Taken Regularly May Include...

  • Moderate the Stress Response
  • Maintain Healthy Cortisol Levels
  • Regulate Serotonin Levels
  • Reduce Physical and Mental Stress
  • Help Your Body Recover from Major Illnesses (e.g. Depression, Anxiety, Cancer)
  • Promote More Restful Sleep
  • Build Collagen for Healthier Skin
  • Reduce Signs of Normal Aging
  • Improve Emotional Balance
  • Promote Faster Post Workout Recovery
And Many More Health Benefits Reported By Everyday Users!




  • Enhance Muscle Tone and Strength
  • Improve Stamina and Energy
  • Increase Alertness
  • Aid in Brain Function and Activity (For people suffering from Alzheimer's syndrome, ADD, etc.)
  • Increase Physical and Mental Strength
  • Improve Focus
  • Increase Libido/Sexual Desire
  • Stimulate Natural DHEA Production
  • Improve the Overall Sense of Well-Being

Make 2017... the Year You Improve Your Health!

Join Thousands in 42 Countries (shown at the bottom of this page) Who Are Already Seeing Amazing Health Benefits from Regular Use of Laminine™ & Laminine™ Omega Plus!

"The Happy Pill"

Laminine™ is a Natural, Synergistic SuperFood that contains 22 amino acids, trace minerals, vitamins and Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF) The perfect combination of life-giving sustenance sourced from land, sea and plant. Its source is from the "Miracle of Life". 

 Clinical Studies have been conducted which showed Laminine's™ positive effects on Physical, Mental, Emotional Strengths and Overall Health. Laminine™ is an all Natural Product
CLICK HERE To Join My Group & Order (Wholesale) & Choose the "Laminine™ Activation Pack"

After Clicking on One of the Links Below, Just CLICK the "Click Here to Agree and Continue" Button in the "Informed Consent and Participation Agreement" Form... to Begin Your Own Personal Q & A Session on How Laminine and Laminine Omega +++ Can Help You Achieve PERFECT Health.

Updated: June 14, 2017 — 5:00 pm

Copyright © 2019 - All Rights Reserved - Site Map - Resources (Add Your Link)

The statements and products referred to throughout this site have not been evaluated by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or condition. If you have a health condition or concern, consult a physician.

Glenn Freiboth - (815) 524-3752 - CST - [email protected] - Company Site
An Independent Lifepharm® Distributor

Available In The Countries Below: 

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States - More Countries Coming Soon!