Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

CBO needs more fans!

June 24th, 2015

Though his title veers into hyperbolic clickbait, Howard Gleckman makes an important point in a post this AM, one I’ve made as well. Gleckman argues that in their recent analysis of the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act on deficits and growth, the budget office was unable to give us a reliable, accurate point… Read more

Correcting CBO and touting some fiscal oxygen

June 22nd, 2015

I wanted to weigh in briefly on this little dust up re some recent CBO analysis. My colleague Richard Kogan pointed out that while the CBO’s recent long-term budget analysis was as sound as ever, the opening sentence was very wrong: “The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) new report on the budget picture opens by saying,… Read more