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Obama’s claim the Affordable Care Act was a ‘major reason’ in preventing 50,000 patient deaths
Washington Post

This number jumped out at us during the president’s recent speech hailing his health-care law. Could 50,000 people have not died in hospitals because of the Affordable Care Act?

That seemed rather extraordinary, even given the size of the United States.

We’ve spent time digging around on this issue and here are the results of our inquiry.