The big shocker in the second round of Trumpcare scoring by the Congressional Budget Office has been all about how people with pre-existing conditions are screwed by it, but don't lose sight of what the first CBO score pointed out—how the bill would destroy Medicaid. Show More Summary
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on May 24 released its long-awaited analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives three weeks ago. While the score was not dramatically different from an earlier one, it nonetheless drew a significant amount of news...
Peter Sullivan, The Hill: Republicans' ObamaCare replacement bill that passed the House would result in 23 million fewer people with health insurance over 10 years, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in an analysis released Wednesday.... Show More Summary
House Republicans are in full denial over how bad the Congressional Budget Office score of Zombie Trumpcare was for them, insisting that the CBO doesn't know what it's talking about. Senate Republicans, meanwhile, are at great pains to promise that their bill won't be as awful as the CBO score says the House bill is. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Yesterday the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis of the current version of the House health care bill that was trumpeted by Democrats because it projected that 23 million people would “lose” their health insurance if the law went into effect. Show More Summary
The new Congressional Budget Office report on the American Health Care Act, the House GOP replacement for Obamacare, demonstrates how difficult it is to craft a complex law that affects one-sixth of the U.S. economy. There are many variables — and unforeseen outcomes — that can undermine even the most carefully crafted policy initiative. As […]
By Simon Haeder, West Virginia University The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on May 24 released its long-awaited analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives three weeks ago. While the score was not dramatically different from an earlier one, it nonetheless drew a significant amount of news coverage. Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan can now send Zombie Trumpcare over to the Senate, three weeks after it was passed without a Congressional Budget Office score. Now that the score is in, it meets the requirements for budget reconciliation for the Senate to take it. Show More Summary
The Congressional Budget Office projects that the AHCA will lead to 15 % of the population living in destablized insurance markets because of the MacArthur/Upton amendments. he agencies estimate that about one-sixth of the population resides in areas inwhich the nongroup market would start to become unstable beginning in 2020. That instability would result from […]
The Congressional Budget Office's devastating score of Trumpcare is kind of a slog to actually read. Just ask Freedom Caucus leader Rep. Mark Meadows! So in order to help those Republicans who didn't bother to read the bill or the CBO report, here's some of the lowlights from the report of what they voted to inflict on the public. Show More Summary
Cultural Offering provides a very interesting analysis of the scoring by the Congressional Budget Office. An excerpt: I can’t pick on the news media for reporting on the CBO scoring. It is what they do. Increasingly I find that there...Show More Summary
The Congressional Budget Office released its report on the final project cost and consequences of the Republican healthcare [sic] bill, which passed the House earlier this month, because Donald Trump wanted a win, at any cost.And toShow More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan was bombarded with questions Thursday about the Congressional Budget Office's latest report on the GOP's healthcare bill. Ryan pointed to the good news about the American Health Care Act in the nonpartisan agency’s...Show More Summary
Rep. Mark Meadows, the leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, reportedly got emotional talking about family members' struggles with preexisting conditions after reading the Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the Republican...Show More Summary
The Congressional Budget Office’s cost estimate of the American Health Care Act confirms what health-policy scholars have known for months: the AHCA is bad health policy that will come back to haunt its Republican supporters. Premiums on the individual market have risen an average of 105 percent since ObamaCare took effect. Show More Summary
The Republican healthcare bill the House passed in early May would leave 23 million people uninsured by 2026, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated Wednesday afternoon. That’s a slight improvement over an earlier version of the legislation that the nonpartisan agency assessed in March....
The GOP rushed to pass their health care bill in the House before it could even get a grade from the Congressional Budget Office. But now, THREE WEEKS LATER we finally have some answers about what's in it. And it's as bad as was expected. The non-partisan CBO has determined the American Health Care Act as it [...]
Meet the new American Health Care Act—it's pretty much just as god-awful as the old American Health Care Act. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported Wednesday that the Obamacare repeal bill, which Republican House leaders...Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] Fresh post needed, so very pressed for time… Today the Congressional Budget Office released an updated score for the American Health Care Act, which I believe very few on the right are really happy about as it is nowhere near the promised full-repeal of Obamacare. However, if you read big media […]
The Congressional Budget Office’s evaluation of the amended bill still sees huge premium spikes for sicker and older people.