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There’s more riding on the Obamacare debate than just health care in Arizona

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By Corbin Carson | KTAR

If the Affordable Care Act is repealed and not replaced, Arizonans could lose more than just health care.

“What a lot of people don’t know is that public health funding that was pre-existing and programs that have been around for decades were also wrapped into the Affordable Care Act,” said Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services.

House Republicans released their plan to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law on Monday, a package that would scale back the government’s role in health care and likely leave more Americans uninsured.

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