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CBO: $194 Billion Deficit Increase If Key ACA Subsidies End In 2017

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires insurers to offer plans with reduced deductibles, copayments, and other means of cost sharing to certain people, depending on their income, who pur­chase plans through the ACA marketplaces. In turn, insurers receive federal pay­ments arranged by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to cover the costs they incur […]

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CBO: $194 billion deficit increase if key ACA subsidies end in 2017

by Jennifer Carson The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires insurers to offer plans with reduced deductibles, copayments, and other means of cost-sharing to certain people, depending on their income, who purchase plans through the ACA marketplaces. In turn, insurers receive federal payments arranged by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to cover the costs […]

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CBO says revised AHCA not much of an improvement over prior version

The saga of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican plan to repeal and replace key portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), has been a long and winding one so far. To recap: The original version of the AHCA was introduced in early March. After receiving lukewarm support and a discouraging report from […]

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CBO Says Health Reform Delays Will Cost Feds $12 Billion; 1M Fewer People to Have Coverage

The government’s costs to implement health care reform is expected to rise by $12 billion as a result of the recently announced delay in the employer mandate and information reporting requirements, according to a July 30 letter by the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation. In addition, the letter to the House […]

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