Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Dan Crippen

Dan Crippen: Why the CBO’s health bill numbers matter — even if they’re imperfect

Dan Crippen served as the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1999 to 2003 and is currently a member of the board of the Committee for a...
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What We Know About the “Third Prong” of the Republicans’ Health Care Plan

The White House recently released an outline of the “three-prong” process to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “Obamacare”). Both...
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AHCA Manager's Amendments Will Likely Cut Deficit Reduction in Half

The House Rules Committee released two manager's amendments to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) late Monday evening in advance of their scheduled...
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AHCA Saves Money, But Could Make Getting to Balance Harder

Update (3/23/2017): These numbers are relevant for the original version of the American Health Care Act. An amended version was released on...
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What CBO Says About the House Obamacare Replacement

Update (3/21/2017): These numbers are relevant for the original version of the American Health Care Act. An amended version was released on March 20...
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Statement on CBO Score of Health Legislation

Moments ago, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its initial score and analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – the House...
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Options to Replace the ACA Cadillac Tax

As policymakers debate repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare"), disagreement remains over how to address the...
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Three Trust Funds Face Insolvency in the Next Eight Years

We have made clear that President Trump faces a challenging fiscal situation now that he has entered office. As we laid out, part of that situation...
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Experts Discuss What is Needed to Repeal and Replace the ACA

As Congress and the Trump administration continue to figure out how to go about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "...
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Chartbook: Affordable Care Act "Repeal & Replace" Effects & Implications

Below is a chartbook on the effects and implications of "repeal and replace" of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Below are the charts with...

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