10 states that would be most affected by ACA repeal

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Congressional Republicans are working on a plan to repeal and replace the ACA. However, repealing the health reform law without simultaneously implementing a replacement will result in economic losses for individual states, according to a recent analysis by WalletHub.

To assess the economic and insurance coverage losses for each state due to the dissolution of the ACA, WalletHub analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia using seven weighted metrics, which were each graded on a 100-point scale with a score of 100 representing the most negative outcome for the state.

Based on WalletHub's analysis, the following 10 states would be most affected by a repeal of the ACA.

1. Massachusetts — total score of 81.9

2. West Virginia — 73.32

3. Kentucky — 70.52

4. Rhode Island — 67.09

5. Oregon — 66.44

6. North Dakota — 63.99

7. New Hampshire — 62.44

8. Michigan — 61.19

9. Ohio — 55.05

10. Connecticut — 54.3

Here are the 10 states least affected by a repeal of the ACA.

1. Texas — 8.51

2. Mississippi — 9.72

3. Oklahoma — 10.01

4. Alabama — 15.35

5. Arizona — 15.72

6. South Carolina — 17.15

7. Utah ­— 17.79

8. Kansas — 19.08

9. Georgia — 20.45

10. Alaska — 20.48

More information on WalletHub's analysis can be accessed here.

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