CBO: Health Plan Would Leave 23 Million Uninsured

The health plan crafted by Republican lawmakers would increase the number of people without health coverage by 14 million from today's coverage level in 2018.
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The latest House plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a plan crafted by Republican lawmakers would increase the number of people without health coverage by 14 million from today's coverage level in 2018, and by 23 million by 2026, according to estimates released by Capitol Hill budget and tax analysts Wednesday. The plan would cut the deficit by $119 billion through 2026.

The Congressional Budget Office numbers refer to the repeal and replace bill passed by the House along party lines on May 4.

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