Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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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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Mandatory Spending Continues to Drive Spending Growth

The deficit will rise dramatically over the next decade, from about $560 billion at the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to over $1.4 trillion at the end...
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Principles for Responsible "Obamacare" Repeal and Replace

Policymakers are expected to soon consider legislation to repeal and possibly replace large parts of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or...
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Budget Will Be Difficult to Balance Without ACA Savings

For the past three years, Republicans have proposed budgets with a goal of achieving balance within the next decade. However, that goal will be much...
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Amendments to the Senate Budget Resolution Regarding the ACA Would Promote Fiscal Responsibility

Last week, the Senate began consideration of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget resolution, which is primarily being used to create a legislative...
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Different Approaches to ACA Repeal have Different Costs and/or Savings

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote an op-ed that appeared in the Wall Street Journal Washington Wire...
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Video: Cost of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

Newsy Newslook made a handy video for USA Today explaining our new report on the cost of repealing the Affordable Care Act. The report shows full...

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