Thursday, June 4, 2015

Dynamic Scoring Drops Obamacare Repeal Cost

Keith Hall, new Director of the Congressional Budget Office, has said that dynamic budget scoring would reduce the estimated cost of repealing Obamacare.

Among other things, Mr. Hall is surely referring to two issues: The taxes on businesses (e.g. medical device excise tax, “Cadillac” tax on employer benefits, employer mandate to offer government-compliant benefits) and the taxes on individuals that cause less work (2.5 million fewer jobs, according to CBO).

CBO’s new commitment to dynamic scoring is good news.

Read the entire entry at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

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