The Congressional Budget Office now estimates that the Senate health care bill would cover 94 percent of Americans, and reduce the federal deficit by $127 billion in the first 10 years. Msnbc's Tamron Hall reports.Howie P.S.: The bill contains the "opt out" option for individual states. According to NPR: "The CBO estimated the Senate's legislation would cover 94 percent of eligible individuals. Under the House bill, about 96 percent are covered."
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
MSNBC--"CBO: Senate bill covers 94 percent of Americans" (with video) (Updated)
UPDATE: Joel Connelly (seattlepi.com) gets the reaction of our Senators--"Murray and Cantwell: Just Mild About Harry."
MSNBC, with video (02:02):