CBO: 7 million Americans might like their health care, but that doesn’t mean they get to keep it
posted at 4:52 pm on February 5, 2013 by Erika Johnsen
“If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what.”
-President Barack Obama, 2009
Via Philip Klein:
“In 2022, by CBO and JCT’s estimate, 7 million fewer people will have employment-based health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act,” the CBO announced in its new budget outlook released on Tuesday. This is up from an estimate of 4 million last August, mostly reflecting the effects of tax changes.
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