The legislation is expected to continue to change as senators negotiate ahead of the planned vote later this week.
Like Nevada's Dean Heller, who said last week: "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans". The new numbers from CBO could make them more skittish about supporting the Senate plan.
"Here's what we know about the Senate proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act: Twenty-two million more Americans will be uninsured".
By comparison, the CBO had earlier estimated that similar legislation passed by the House of Representatives would cause 23 million Americans to lose coverage by 2026.
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"Virtually nothing" of the input from conservatives made it to the recently released version of the bill, Johnson said. The figure may further complicate Senate GOP leaders' plans to pass their bill this week. By 2020, the federal scorekeeper anticipates that premiums would ultimately be about 30 percent lower than under the current law-primarily because the bill's tax credits would go toward stingier plans with higher deductibles. The federal subsidies would be pegged to plans that only pick up 58% of costs, on average, roughly comparable to an Obamacare bronze plan. Most importantly, it gives billions of dollars in tax cuts to wealthy individuals and insurance corporations, while leaving vulnerable people without the assistance they need.
In March the CBO estimated that 24 million people would lose insurance by 2026 under the House's first health care bill, which was never brought to a vote after House GOP leaders failed to drum up enough support for the measure. It also repeals numerous taxes that helped to pay for the ACA's benefits. Conservatives may argue that good health insurance plans are an incentive for prospective employees, but what may be business as usual for a corporation the size of Ford is not the model for much smaller ones. In lieu of an individual mandate, which the bill doesn't include, this lock-out penalty aims to keep people from only seeking coverage after they become sick. It would also slap annual spending caps on the overall Medicaid program, which since its inception in 1965 has provided states with unlimited money to cover eligible costs. The vote on the bill could come as soon as Tuesday or Wednesday. The bill would also change how federal Medicaid contributions are calculated by setting a per-enrollee limit that adjusts annually for inflation.
By putting Medicaid on a budget, the bill saves $772 billion over 10 years. "1 in 5 Mainers are on Medicaid".