Latest CBO Report
The Congressional Budget Office released their estimates of what individuals would pay for health insurance under the Senate Bill. I’m sure you’ve seen this reported in the news. It usually has a headline like Some Health Premiums to Rise.
Sometimes it pays to ignore these news reports and actually look at the actual document. Our neighbor John Gruber (who knows a bit about health care) did, and here’s what he found. The short version is:
… reform will significantly reduce, not increase, non-group premiums.
If you’re confused, go read his article.