Congressional Budget Office News

U.S. Says Affordable Care Act Enrollment Hits 9.5 Million

More than 9.5 million people have signed up for 2015 individual health insurance on the new exchanges created under the national healthcare reform law, the U.S. government said on Tuesday, a number that surpasses its enrollment target for the year. …

Private Premiums Under Affordable Care Act 15% Below Forecast, Says CBO

The health law will cost $104 billion less over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office said after premiums for private Obamacare plans came in lower than the agency expected. The premium for a benchmark “silver” level plan, the second-most …

White House Disputes CBO Claim That Obamacare to Cost 2 Million Jobs in 2017

The Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday in a report that President Barack Obama’s healthcare law will reduce American workforce participation by the equivalent of 2 million full-time jobs in 2017, a finding that could fuel Republican efforts to paint …

Cost of Obama Healthcare Law Lowered Under Latest Congressional Analysis

The estimated net costs of expanding healthcare coverage under President Barack Obama’s landmark restructuring have been reduced by $48 billion through 2021, though fewer people would be covered under private insurance plans, a new analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget …