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The Value of Options: CBO Health Reform Pre-Scores Draw Yawn From Wall Street

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

The Congressional Budget Office released a book of budget options on over 100 single health reform proposals. Analysts say it’s too early for them to start paying attention. But if recent history provides any lesson, it’s that how CBO scores health reform matters greatly to its overall legislative prospects—and the impact on Wall Street.

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The Congressional Budget Office will take on heightened importance in 2009 as health care reform becomes a domestic policy priority. Finding meaningful, scorable savings will be imperative in order to move legislation. With that, CBO’s panel of health advisors, a group of outside health care experts who meet periodically to provide guidance to the agency, will take on an increasingly important role.


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