Five Key Findings from the CBO’s Healthcare Score

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Reprinted from The Hill by Peter Sullivan on March 14, 2017.

The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) analysis of the Republican plan to replace ObamaCare is sending shockwaves through Washington.

Democrats have seized on the report, while Republicans have been split over whether to attack the CBO’s conclusions or focus on the more positive aspects of the analysis.   …

The GOP bill would hit older people and low-income people the hardest, according to the CBO. In an extreme example, the premium for a 64-year-old making $26,500, after factoring in financial assistance, would rise from $1,700 to $14,600 under the GOP plan. …

The Hill 3/14

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