CBO: Health Reform Could Cause People to Lose Workplace Coverage

A new report from the Congressional Budget Office hands critics of the health reform law a great new talking point: Under a worst-case scenario, the law could lead to 20 million people losing their employer-sponsored insurance in 2019.

The agency doesn’t think that’s likely, however. The new report, released Thursday, said the agency expects 3 million to 5 million fewer people to have employer coverage each year because of the health reform law. That’s close to the agency’s original estimate, which predicted 3 million people could lose their workplace coverage.

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Source: Politico