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Is CBO's Math on the BCRA Wrong Because It Uses Faulty Numbers?

The White House tweeted out a video Wednesday saying "the Congressional Budget Office's [CBO] math doesn't add up" because they use "faulty numbers...

CBO Releases Its Own Estimate of the President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President's budget today. The estimate shows, perhaps unsurprisingly, a much worse...

Long-Term Estimate: Senate Health Care Bill Could Save $2.1 Trillion Over 20 Years

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that the Senate health care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), would save $321 billion...

4 Ideas That Should Be Considered For Any Health Reform Package

It is unclear whether the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) – the Senate GOP's proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "...

Marc Goldwein: 'Big 3' Burden: Entitlement Costs Simply Untenable

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director of the Commitee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an ...

Is There a Medicaid Spending Increase Under the Senate Health Bill?

President Donald Trump recently claimed on Twitter that Medicaid spending will go up under the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). It is...

Rudolph Penner: The Attacks On The Congressional Budget Office Are Wrong

Dr. Rudolph Penner was the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1983 to 1987, and he is an Institute Fellow at the Urban ...

CBO Scores the Senate Health Care Bill

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its score of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA). This is the Senate's version of...

Quick Take: The Major Changes in the Senate's AHCA

Senate Republicans released their draft version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 this morning. This is the Senate version of the...