CBO Scores 3-Year ACA Credit, Medicaid Gap Fix At About $130B

By Amy Lotven / November 18, 2021 at 10:00 PM
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that House Democrats’ Build Back Better plan to extend the American Rescue Plan’s higher Affordable Care Act tax credits and allow people in states that did not expand Medicaid to access the subsidies from 2022 to 2025 -- and the BBB’s other coverage provisions - would decrease the number of uninsured Americans by an average 3.4 million over that period. The provisions together would cost about $130 billion. The predicted drop in the number of...

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