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CBO: Democrats' Trillion Dollar Health Care Overhaul Now Costs Nearly $1.8 Trillion
New Analysis by Independent Scorekeeper Highlights Budget Gimmicks Democrats Used to Pass Law
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Today, CBO released updated information which predicts the Democrats' health care overhaul will actually cost nearly $1.8 trillion between 2012 and 2022, CBO's new budget window. Once the Medicaid expansion and exchange subsidies are fully in place, the Democrats' health care law is certain to top more than $2 trillion. Americans were right to be concerned that the country cannot afford the Democrats' risky experiment – it can't.