CBO: Health Bill Will Reduce Deficit, Cost $940 Billion Over Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office this morning put a pricetag on the Democrat's health reform bill — $940 billion over 10 years — but also said the plan would do more to reduce the deficit than either of the previous House or Senate proposals.

Kaiser Health News offers the roundup of coverage, which also lays out the end-game for a vote on the bill, which could come as soon as Sunday.

This program aired on March 18, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for WBUR. She is working on a memoir about rebuilding her family after her husband’s suicide. 



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