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A county-by-county look at what the GOP's health plan would mean for Ga.

WASHINGTON -- The breakneck pace of the current health care debate is enough to make anyone's head spin, even if you're well-versed in all things health policy. But if there's one thing worth looking at as Congress continues to vet the GOP's American Health Care Act and hurl talking points across the cable news, it's this info on what the plan could mean for each county in Georgia:

Map: Changes to tax credits in Georgia under the House health care plan

The plan could give some metro Atlanta residents access to thousands of dollars to buy health insurance, according to the AJC's health care guru Misty Williams, but for others would take away the financial help that makes buying coverage possible.

From Williams' coverage:

The federal tax credits proposed in the House plan, the “American Health Care Act,” would be far less generous for older and low-income residents and benefit people who are younger and make more money, an analysis by the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation shows. 

Check out our guide to what the new health proposal would mean specifically for:

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Tamar Hallerman is The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Washington correspondent, covering Congress, federal agencies and other government activities that impact Georgia.