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Problem Solvers Caucus Finds Bipartisan Compromise on Health Care

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus last week released a plan to stabilize the individual insurance market and make other changes to health care...

CBO: Drug Importation Saves $1 Billion Per Year

A recently overlooked part of the health reform debate has been how to control rising costs. One way to do so would be to lower the price of...

Trustees' Report Confirms Medicare Cannot Be Ignored Much Longer

Though health care has been a hot topic in Washington this year, Medicare has been conspicuously absent from the debate despite being the largest...

Comparing "Repeal and Replace" Bills

Note (7/27/17): This blog has been updated to reflect the Congressional Budget Office's score of a hypothetical "skinny repeal" bill with additional...

CBO's Score of the Latest Senate Health Bill

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated score of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA). This version includes...

Resources on the Evolving Health Care Debate

With the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) losing support in the Senate on Monday evening, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)...

Is CBO's Math on the BCRA Wrong Because It Uses Faulty Numbers?

The White House tweeted out a video Wednesday saying "the Congressional Budget Office's [CBO] math doesn't add up" because they use "faulty numbers...

Maya MacGuineas: White House Video Continues Dispiriting Pattern of CBO Attacks

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...

CBO Releases Its Own Estimate of the President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President's budget today. The estimate shows, perhaps unsurprisingly, a much worse...