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The researchers noted that a large share of those individuals likely get their insurance through their employers, which does not take into consideration prior health issues. But if the health law were repealed and those people lost their health insurance for any reason, they could face problems.

Southern states carried the highest percentages of adults at risk of being shut out by insurers.

The analysis found that 52 million nonelderly adults faced the possibility of being denied coverage due to a preexisting condition if they were purchasing a policy on the individual market under the common rules used before the health law. In the individual market, consumers buy their own insurance. It serves people who cannot access employer-based insurance or public health coverage, such as Medicaid.

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