ACA repeal could cost Mecklenburg and NC millions in health funding

February 5, 2017
by Karen Garloch and Tony Pugh
Charlotte Observer

Nationally, repeal of the ACA could eliminate $3 billion in state and local public health funding over the next five years and cost the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly $1 billion a year, or about 12 percent of its annual budget, according to the Trust for America’s Health, a Washington-based nonprofit, nonpartisan group focused on disease prevention.

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