CBO: Education & Labor, Energy & Commerce Surprise Billing Plans Both Save $24B

By Ariel Cohen / February 12, 2020 at 5:41 PM
Similar surprise billing legislation from two House committees would each save $24 billion over a decade, the Congressional Budget Office estimates, which is roughly $6 billion more than the savings from surprise billing legislation passed Wednesday (Feb. 12) by the Ways & Means Committee. The Energy & Commerce proposal would reduce federal spending by $6.7 billion and save $24 billion from 2020-2030, according to a CBO email to a congressional staffer. The committee’s bill relies on benchmark pay rates before...

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