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Mar 29, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

CRFB Explainer: Is Tax Reform Harder Now?

Much of the news coverage on the interplay between health care and tax reform claims the failure to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) makes...
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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

Update (3/27/2017): After publication, CBO released a score for H.R. 1215 - the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017. This blog has been updated to...
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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 ACA's "...
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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...

What's Next for the Affordable Care Act

With Congress contemplating repealing and replacing the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), CRFB hosted a conference call with Marc Goldwein, CRFB...

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