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CBO: Repeal Of ACA's Individual Mandate Would Lead To 13 Million More Uninsured

November 08, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation estimate that 4 million fewer people would have insurance in 2019 and 13 million fewer would be covered by 2027 if Congress repeals the ACA's individual mandate, but the government would save $338 billion during that time frame. The report out Wednesday notes the 13 million estimate is 3 million fewer than an earlier projection due to using the June 2017 spending baseline instead of the March 2016 version. The agencies...

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