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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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The Cost of Full Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare,” includes a number of provisions to expand health care coverage, as well as...

Chairman Enzi Introduces FY 2017 Budget Resolution Providing for ACA Repeal in Senate

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) introduced a budget resolution for fiscal year (FY) 2017 today narrowly focused on repealing the...

CBO Releases 2016 Budget Options

The Congressional Budget Office released a report Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2017 to 2026, with 115 budget options that either increase...
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Cures Bill Has Been Released

Note: This blog has been updated from its original posting to account for the manager's amendment, which strikes the child and family services...
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Medicare Premium Issue Makes a Return

The recent announcement of a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries does not just affect those on the program...
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Social Security, Health, and Interest Spending Account for Four-Fifths of Spending Growth

The deficit will rise dramatically over the next decade, from about $590 billion at the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 to over $1.2 trillion at the end...

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