Michael Hiltzik NAILS IT:


The Congressional Budget Office is out with its latest report on the Affordable Care Act, and here are a few bottom lines:



The ACA is cheaper than it expected.


It will “markedly increase” the number of Americans with health insurance.


The risk-adjustment provisions, which Congressional Republicans want to overturn as a “bailout” of the insurance industry, will actually turn a profit to the U.S. Treasury.


Given all this, why are the first news headlines on the CBO report depicting it as calling Obamacare a job killer?


You can chalk up some of

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Michael Hiltzik NAILS IT:

The Congressional Budget Office is out with its latest report on the Affordable Care Act, and here are a few bottom lines:

The ACA is cheaper than it expected.

It will “markedly increase” the number of Americans with health insurance.

The risk-adjustment provisions, which Congressional Republicans want to overturn as a “bailout” of the insurance industry, will actually turn a profit to the U.S. Treasury.

Given all this, why are the first news headlines on the CBO report depicting it as calling Obamacare a job killer?

You can chalk up some of

...

Read more