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Romney Camp: Romneycare Job Loss Study ‘Deeply Flawed’

Earlier today, I reported on a study that argued Mitt Romney’s health-care program had lead to rising health care costs that had in turn lead to the loss of 18,000 jobs in Massachusetts. But the Romney campaign disputes the findings of the study.

“This study is deeply flawed,” Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul tells NRO in a statement. “It is based on the assumption that Massachusetts healthcare reform caused the rate of healthcare cost increases to accelerate. In fact, healthcare cost increases have slowed since the passage of reform. This error therefore invalidates the study.” 

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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