CBO predicts House health care bill would lead to 24 million losing coverage, lower premiums, drop in deficit

Congressional Dems are slamming the House GOP's health care bill after the Congressional Budget Office estimated 24 million people would lose coverage by 2026.
But House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, said the long-awaited CBO report shows premiums will be lower and the deficit will drop. He also said the report didn't consider two other parts of the House GOP's three-pronged approach, as it only looked at the American Health Care Act.
CBO predicted the bill would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion by 2026, largely due to decreased Medicaid spending and eliminating the Affordable Care A...

Please log in to access subscriber content.
If you don't have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

Upcoming Events