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CBO raises estimate of those hit by Obama health care tax

CBO raises estimate of those hit by Obama health care tax

Congress‘ official scorekeeper said Wednesday that 30 million people will be uninsured when President Obama’s health care law goes fully into effect, including six million Americans who are expected to pay a tax penalty — about two million more than originally forecast when the law was passed in 2010.

After initially predicting that the law would leave just 21 million lacking health insurance, the Congressional Budget Office has raised its estimate, blaming the slow economy, changes Congress has made to the law and states who said they’ll refuse to expand their Medicaid programs after the Supreme Court said they don’t have to.

The upside for the government is that it will collect more revenue to h


Added: Sep-24-2012 Occurred On: Sep-24-2012
By: XyBerFuNK
Tags: Barry Soetoro, failed administration, obamacare, socialist government run healthcare, communism, maoism, progressive, born in kenya raised in indonesia
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States (load item map)
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