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Dems cite CBO figures on repeal costs; GOP lawmaker zeroes in on subsidies
Modern Healthcare

Provider groups and lawmakers focused on different elements of the Congressional Budget Office’s new projections about the 2010 healthcare law to underscore or advance their respective policy positions. Democrats emphasized one report from the CBO that concluded repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—which the House of Representatives approved in a July 11 vote—would increase federal deficits by $109 billion between 2013 and 2022.