Fourteen million more Americans would be uninsured under the House Republican health care bill than under Obamacare in 2018, rising to 24 million by 2026, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday.

CBO report: 14 million fewer insured by 2018 under GOP health care bill

CBO: American Health Care Act Cost Estimate



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...Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. They estimated that Massachusetts’ health reform law, which provided near-universal coverage, has prevented approximately 320 deaths per year—one life saved for each 830 people gaining insurance.

Findings offer insights into population-level health effects that could occur under Affordable Care Act

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Republicans: CBO estimates

Republicans: CBO estimates way off, unreliable

History: CBO estimates reasonably accurate

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The GOP will talk out of both

The GOP will talk out of both sides of their mouths on this one. They'll say the coverage numbers are wrong while endorsing the savings numbers, because the latter is what will allow them to use the reconciliation process to ram it through the Senate without any Democratic support.

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Trump administration talking

Trump administration talking point: "Obamacare provided coverage. We provide care."

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