Chattanooga could be one of the cities most affected by the new Republican health care plan.
Personal finance social networkWalletHub.com gauged the impact of the plan on people who buy their own insurance by comparing differences between Obamacare’s and Trumpcare’s premium subsidies.
Chattanooga comes in as the fifth-most affected city overall, with the average subsidy for local residents being nearly $6,000 less under the new Republican plan.
The Gig City ranked as third-most affected among midsize cities, according to the report.
According to the Congressional Budget Office, the proposal would raise the average health insurance premium for an individual policyholder by 15 to 20 percent in the next couple of years. Under Obamacare, premiums would decrease by 10 percent by 2026.