Now that we’ve gone the Pelosi route and passed the bill to see what’s in it, the CBO is running the numbers and it ain’t pretty:
Earlier this week we learned that the healthcare bill will cost twice the original estimate. And now, this…
Via The Hill:
As many as 20 million Americans could lose their employer-provided coverage because of President Obama’s healthcare reform law, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a new report Thursday.
The figure represents the worst-case scenario, CBO says, and the law could just as well increase the number of people with employer-based coverage by 3 million in 2019.
The best estimate, subject to a “tremendous amount of uncertainty,” is that about 3 million to 5 million fewer people will obtain coverage through their employer each year from 2019 through 2022.