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October 30, 2020

In West Virginia, Obamacare is About More than Public Health. It’s a Matter of Economic Stability.

Mountain State Spotlight – In West Virginia, public health and economics are especially intertwined. Read the full article.

Since the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) was enacted in 2010, the law has funded treatment for substance use disorders, expanded black lung benefits and  provided health insurance to 20 million Americans who were previously uninsured.

But in West Virginia, the law has also brought billions of federal dollars into the state.

Now, a lawsuit arguing the ACA is unconstitutional could take those dollars — and jobs — away. 

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