CBO Misses Its Obamacare Projection by 24 Million People

Source: The Weekly Standard | Mar 28, 2016 | Jeffrey H. Anderson

based on the CBO’s own numbers, it seems possible that Obamacare has actually reduced the number of people with private health insurance. In 2013, the CBO projected that, without Obamacare, 186 million people would be covered by private health insurance in 2016—160 million on employer-based plans, 26 million on individually purchased plans. The CBO now says that, with Obamacare, 177 million people will be covered by private health insurance in 2016 …

In other words, it would appear that a net 9 million people have lost their private health plans, thanks to Obamacare …


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  • Woodcutter #3366

    Do you remember when the main argument for Obamacare was the 24 million people without health insurance…?

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