My take on CBO health reform estimates

It’s in my latest Kaiser Health News column, which begins,

The Congressional Budget Office’s budgetary scoring of the health reform law has returned as a subject of debate. At issue is whether health reform will really reduce the deficit by $143 billion through 2019 as the CBO predicted last year. It’s a legitimate question, but focusing on it misses the most important message conveyed by CBO estimates.

Don’t you want to know what that message is? Read the rest to find out. (Surely, you can guess though.)

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