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First major U.S. city braces for Obamacare collapse

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A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site in Washington, D.C. In Knoxville, Tennessee, there is only one health insurer that offers coverage on the Obamacare exchange to roughly 40,000 people who live in the 16 counties in and around Knoxville, CNN reported. Humana, the only insurer servicing patients there in 2017, announced recently that will pull out of the exchange in 2018. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images file photo)

President Donald Trump, along with Congressional Republicans, have repeatedly said that if Obamacare isn't repealed soon, then the health care law will eventually collapse under its own weight. That appears to be exactly what's in store in Tennessee's third largest city.

Knoxville, Tennessee, could soon become the first U.S. city where Obamacare collapses altogether. Currently, there is only one health insurer that offers coverage on the Obamacare exchange to roughly 40,000 people who live in the 16 counties in and around Knoxville, CNN reported. The estimated population in Knoxville in 2015 was 185, 291.

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