The Senate bill would make financial assistance for premiums less generous than under the current law.
Senate Republicans may quibble with how the CBO scored their legislation, attempting to discredit the nonpartisan analysis. He said that label "stuck with me", because in addition to the bill leaving thousands of CT residents without insurance it removes billions of dollars from Medicaid to support tax cuts for the wealthy.
"So far the Senate leadership is not negotiating with our office", Paul said in an interview on CNN's "Newsroom".
Its projections will also help determine what provisions can and cannot be included under the procedural rules Senate Republicans are using to pass a bill with only 50 votes. How does this forecast affect the chances of the bill passing?
The bill would reduce the federal deficit by $321 billion over 10 years.
If the Senate does pass the amended bill - which is not a sure thing - the Senate and House bills would need to be reconciled before being sent to the president's desk.
It would repeal most of the taxes levied under the Obamacare, including those on high-income people and on health care companies. More than a half-dozen Republican senators have publicly stated either opposition to the legislation or skepticism that they could support it.
Lower income, older people, and children with disabilities would lose coverage under the Senate plan, which is meant to reconcile itself with a plan hastily put together by the U.S. House, which is also controlled by the GOP. Critics note some of the savings would be passed along in a tax break for more wealthy Americans. Approximately 15 million people would lose health-care coverage within the first year of implementation alone, relative to current law, ensuring that any blowback would affect dozens of vulnerable Republican lawmakers up for re-election next year.
The bill repeals the individual mandate, which requires all Americans to obtain health insurance if they can afford it or else face penalties. Conservatives may argue that good health insurance plans are an incentive for prospective employees, but what may be business as usual for a corporation the size of Ford is not the model for much smaller ones. And consumers will have less comprehensive coverage than they do now, with higher out-of-pocket costs. CBO estimates that, under the Republican plan, Medicaid spending would be cut by $772 billion by 2026, versus current law.
"You can't take over $800 billion out of the Medicaid program and not expect that it's going to have an impact on a rural nursing home that relies on Medicaid for 70% of the costs of its patients", she said. "1 in 5 Mainers are on Medicaid".
Gotham Actor Donal Logue Says His Child Is Missing
Olivia Wilde worked with Donal Logue on an episode of " House ", and Stana Katic co-starred with Logue in "CBGB". The 16-year-old child of actor Donal Logue has gone missing somewhere in New York City.
Google News Gets a Redesign After 14 Years
This is to make Google News more personal , and I have to say, I'll be visiting this page pretty often now that I know it's here. Meanwhile Google seems to have been rolling out a large search algorithm update starting sometime around Sunday, June 25.
Microsoft Adds Nation-State Protections in June Security Patch
Now it has released another security update for Windows XP , this time due to the "heightened risk of exploitation" by copycats. Over 100 million people still used Windows XP as of late 2016, according to research, including millions of users in China.