The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

CBO estimate on American Health Care Act is out

For you health wonks out there, the CBO estimate on the version of the American Health Care Act that passed the House early this month is now out.

https://www.cbo.gov/publication/52752

23 million more people projected to lose insurance than under current law compared to 24 million in the earlier version of the bill, and a new risk of destabilizing the nongroup insurance market in those states that waive key protections in existing law.

Meanwhile, the Senate is working on its own version of  Repeal & Replace. But Senate rules, unlike the rules in the House, require that the Senate wait for the CBO analysis before a vote.


Limit Offer