President Trump on Tuesday threw his support behind the House's ObamaCare repeal plan, expressing hope it will pass quickly through Congress.
CBO: 24 million would lose health insurance coverage under GOP's Obamacare replacement by 2026
- Fourteen million more people would become uninsured next year - and a total of 24 million more by the year 2026 - if the top Republican proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare is signed into law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday.
The loss in coverage projected for next year if the bill is enacted alone equals about 70 percent of the 20 million or so people who have gained insurance coverage as a result of the Affordable Care Act, as Obamacare is more formally known.
The Republican bill also would reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion over the next decade, the CBO estimated in an analysis of the embattled proposal, which is currently working its way through the House of Representatives.(Excerpt) Read more at: cnbc.com ...
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