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Where Would the Baucus Bill’s $774 Billion Go?
Health Leaders Media - Janice Simmons

While the healthcare reform bill introduced by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) this week could vastly change by the time hearings begin next week, it may be helpful to look at where the dollars may be coming or going with the proposed legislation. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which had made a preliminary analysis of the bill, estimated that the gross total of the bill was $774 billion over a 10-year period.