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GOP's Anti-Obamacare Bill Would Hike Premiums, Uninsure 13 Million

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It would cause insurance premiums to "increase by 10 percent to 20 percent" come 2018, CBO projected. It would lead to one million fewer people on Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Plan, one million fewer people with employer-based coverage and seven million fewer with coverage from the Obamacare exchanges.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Tuesday rejected the idea. Delaying the individual mandate has been a nonstarter for the White House.

CBO Score On H.R. 4015