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Study: Health Coverage Has Other Economic Benefits

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by Mark Huffman

House and Senate lawmakers took the first step last week toward repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare.

While there is no doubt of a major fight ahead over what happens next, researchers from the Brown School and Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis have given lawmakers something to think about.

They have published a study that shows households covered by Obamacare are more likely to pay their rent or mortgage payments on time than households that don’t have health insurance.

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