CBO Numbers on Amended Senate Finance Bill Came Out Today

The most anticipated CBO numbers since… well… ever came out today.

Igor Volsky, with the help of some other person, has a great chart on the comparison between the amended version and the original bill.  

The gist is the new bill would reduce the deficit by $81 billion and cost $829 billion over ten years.  The Senate Finance committee left the merging of the bill with the HELP bill a great deal of room for improvement.  This can be done by re-adding the CLASS act which makes major improvements in long term care, increasing subsidies and affordability measures, adding the employer mandate, and replacing the co-ops (which CBO found will do absolutely nothing) with the Public Plan (which CBO found would reduce costs).

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One response to “CBO Numbers on Amended Senate Finance Bill Came Out Today

  1. Kris

    Wondering who is the “some other person” that helped Igor Volsky with the chart? Probably must remain anonymous…

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