The federal government subsidizes health insurance for most Americans under age 65 through various programs and tax provisions. This report describes updated baseline projections by CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the federal costs associated with each kind of subsidy and the number of people with different types of health insurance. Those projections incorporate an assumption that current laws governing health insurance coverage and federal subsidies for that coverage remain in place.
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- CBO’s Estimate of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Effects of H.R. 4996, The Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020
- S. 332, A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report on repealing the manifestation periods for presumptions of service connection