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Congressional District 6 Impact

What's at stake for residents in Minnesota's congressional district 6 (CD-6) if the ACA is repealed? (Download this information as PDFs.)

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Tax Credit Scenarios

Tax credit amounts will substantially change if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is replaced with the American Health Care Act (AHCA)

The scenarios below show how the average yearly tax credit amount will decrease under the AHCA

Buffalo

Scenario: household size of 2; ages 57, 57; with an annual income of $50,000.

ACA AHCA
$17,616 $7,000

Lino Lakes

Scenario: household size of 1; age 62; with an annual income of $30,000.

ACA AHCA
$10,488 $4,000

St. Cloud

Scenario: household size of 4; ages 48, 48, 16, 14; with an annual income of $80,000.

ACA AHCA
$15,516 $10,000

District 6 Impact Summary

  • The uninsured rate in CD-6 before the ACA was 7.1%. Today, with the ACA, it is 3.2%
  • CD-6 received $35.6 million in federal tax credits to help consumers in this district purchase private health insurance plans
  • 65% of CD-6 residents are receiving tax credits
  • $6,096 is the average tax credit per year for a resident in this district
  • $508 is the average tax credit per month for a resident in this district
  • There are 102 MNsure-certified assisters in this district helping consumers apply and enroll in health insurance

134,764 Residents Impacted if the ACA is Repealed

  • 13,948 MNsure enrolleess
  • 8,899 MinnesotaCare enrollees
  • 111,917 Medical Assistance (Medicaid) enrollees

Sources: Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota State Demographic Center, MNsure.

  • Medicaid and MinnesotaCare enrollment figures as published on DHS website as of 3/2017.
  • MNsure enrollment figures as of 3/2017
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