Republican Health Bill Would Leave 23 Million Fewer People Insured, CBO Finds

By Robert Schroeder Markets MarketWatch Pulse

The Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday that the Obamacare replacement bill passed by the House on May 4 would leave 23 million fewer people insured over a decade than under current law. The figure is a slight decrease from the CBO's prior estimate of 24 million fewer people. The nonpartisan budget office also said the bill, named the American Health Care Act, would reduce the deficit by $119 billion over 10 years.

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