Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill’s Flaws

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (from left), with Vice President Pence and and Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., on Capitol Hill, noted that the CBO analysis confirms that the House GOP health care bill will cut the deficit.

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (from left), with Vice President Pence and and Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., on Capitol Hill, noted that the CBO analysis confirms that the House GOP health care bill will cut the deficit.

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

Health care groups that represent doctors and patients are warning members of Congress that the House Republicans’ plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act would hurt people who need insurance most.

The groups are responding to the latest assessment by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, which concluded that the proposed American Health Care Act would leave 23 million more people without health insurance than under current law and would cut the deficit by $119 billion over 10 years.

The latest CBO analysis came after House

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/05/25/529909663/patient-doctor-groups-say-new-cbo-score-reveals-health-bills-flaws?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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