The Congressional Budget Office on Thursday released a revised report on the American Health Care Act, the Republican proposal to replace ObamaCare, indicating changes made to the bill would result in "smaller savings" without improving coverage. The CBO's new estimate considers revisions made to the GOP health bill since the original report issued two weeks ago, though it does not account for Wednesday night's concession to the conservative House Freedom Caucus to eliminate essential health benefits. The CBO's original report estimated the American Health Care Act would leave 52 million uninsured by 2026, compared to just 28 million under ObamaCare. Thursday's report leaves that number unchanged, but says the revised bill would reduce the federal deficit by $150 billion, a decrease from the initially projected $337 billion in savings.
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