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Analysis: GOP plan to cost Obamacare enrollees $1,542 more a year
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Analysis: GOP plan to cost Obamacare enrollees $1,542 more a year

David Cutler, John Bertko, Topher Spiro, and Emily Gee explain how the GOP health care place increased overall costs and the risks of a financially devastating event.

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After seven years, Republicans have finally released their health care legislation. Now their bill can be compared side-by-side with the Affordable Care Act based on how it affects enrollees’ pocketbooks — including both premiums and out-of-pocket costs for care.

The bill does not measure up well: For all but the youngest individuals, it increases both overall costs and the risk of a financially devastating event.

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Authors

David Cutler

John Bertko

Topher Spiro

Vice President, Health Policy; Senior Fellow

Emily Gee

Vice President and Coordinator for Health Policy