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As Many As 23 Million Could Remain Uninsured Under Democratic Reforms

The Washington Post (1/2, Bacon) reported that “even as Democrats seek the biggest expansion of health coverage in decades, as many as 23 million people could still be without insurance by 2018, illustrating the complexity of achieving the long-held Democratic goal of universal health care.” The Senate legislation passed late last month, “which is expected to resemble closely the final bill that is hashed out between the House and Senate over the next month, would leave about 8 percent of the population under age 65 without health insurance,” according to the Congressional Budget Office.

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January 4, 2010 - Posted by | Federal Government, healthcare, insurance | , , ,

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