Debunking Republican Claims about Coverage Losses under the Affordable Care Act

Source: U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Minority Staff, December 2013

From the press release:
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released a new report on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The new report finds that contrary to claims by Republican critics, five million Americans will not lose coverage in 2014 due to the ACA. Even if one assumes the reported number of initial cancellations is accurate, the number of individuals who are unable to renew pre-ACA coverage, enroll in subsidized coverage, or access a catastrophic plan is likely under 10,000 people, which is just 0.2% of the estimate made by opponents of the Affordable Care Act….