CBO: Obamacare repeal ups uninsured to 32M by 2026

CBO: Obamacare repeal ups uninsured to 32M by 2026
Posted at 11:09 PM, Jul 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-19 20:31:08-04

(Pool/CNN) - The Congressional Budget Office has released its report of the Senate Republican health care bill.

The CBO said Wednesday the bill would leave 32 million fewer Americans without health insurance by 2026.

That's 10 million more uninsured Americans than the CBO predicted from the full repeal and replace legislation that collapsed in the Senate this week.

The repeal only plan would effectively roll back parts of Obamacare in 2020.

That would give lawmakers up until then to come up with a replacement plan.

The bill was approved by a GOP-controlled Congress back in 2015 but vetoed by then-President Barack Obama.

Senate leader Mitch McConnell said Republicans will vote on the repeal only plan "early next week."

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