The GOP’s ObamaCare replacement bill that passed the House would result in 23 million fewer people with health insurance over 10 years, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in an analysis released Wednesday.
The total is slightly less than the CBO’s accounting of a previous version of the bill.
The bill would reduce the deficit by $119 billion over 10 years — less than the $150 billion reduction the CBO prediction in the previous version of the bill.
Overall, premiums would increase for two years before they decreased — by 20 percent in 2018 and 5 percent in 2019. After 2020, premium costs would depend on which states get waivers and how much funding they get from the proposal’s Patient and State Stability Fund. Read more at The Hill.