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Medical students planning ‘die-in’ against ACA repeal
Modern Healthcare

More than 200 healthcare professionals, students and patients are expected to join other advocates in Chicago on Saturday to protest against the projected loss of health coverage for millions if the Republican replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act becomes law.

The event marks the second such demonstration this year organized by a group of Northwestern University medical students, who will be joined by other medical students from across the city to oppose the proposed ACA repeal and its potential impact on patients.

The protest will include staging a die-in for 24 seconds to represent the 24 million individuals the Congressional Budget Office projected will lose coverage by 2026 under the American Health Care Act.