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Daily Dose Archive: Cost Estimates

Lobbyists Protest Possible Health Care Tax

By Ceci Connolly He hasn't even released his health care reform bill yet, but Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus already is hearing from unhappy lobbyists. Trade groups representing medical device makers, convenience stores, biologic drug makers and radiologists...

By Washington Post editors  |  September 14, 2009; 6:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cost Estimates , Daily Dose , Legislation  
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GOP Offers Estimate for House Bill

Republicans claim to have an independent estimate showing the House reform at $3.5 trillion.

By Paul Volpe  |  June 24, 2009; 11:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cost Estimates , Daily Dose , Health Reform  
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CBO Offers Reality Check on Health Spending

By David Hilzenrath Congressional budget analysts Tuesday threw a huge dose of cold water on hopes for meaningful health care reform. In a series of statements, the Congressional Budget Office spelled out just how difficult it will be to reduce...

By Paul Volpe  |  June 17, 2009; 10:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cost Estimates , Daily Dose , Health Reform  
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CBO Cost Estimate Offers Good News, Bad News for Reform Proponents

Updated 7:56 p.m. By Lori Montgomery The first cost-estimate for health-care reform is out from the Congressional Budget Office, and it's hard to tell what it bodes for the Obama administration's signature initiative. In a preliminary estimate, the CBO reports...

By Paul Volpe  |  June 15, 2009; 5:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cost Estimates , Daily Dose , Health Reform  
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