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Preliminary Analysis of Legislation that would Replace Subsidies for Health Care with Block Grants

Categories: Headlines,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/53126-health.pdf

Finds that the latest Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act would reduce the federal budget deficit by at least $133 billion but reduce the number of people with comprehensive health insurance by millions.  Loss of insurance would result from reductions in spending for the block grants, reductions in spending for subsidies, and the repeal of penalties for not having insurance.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

An Analysis of Corporate Inversions

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Taxes

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/53093-inversions.pdf

Analyzes the reasons for and effects of corporate inversions—the switching of countries in which multinational corporations choose to be taxed.  Also examines how such inversions and similar strategies will affect future U.S. corporate tax revenues.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Federal Subsidies for Health Insurance Coverage for People Under Age 65: 2017 to 2027

Categories: Govt Finance,Health Insurance,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics,Taxes,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/53091-fshic.pdf

The federal government subsidizes health insurance for most Americans through a variety of programs and tax provisions.  In 2017 such subsidies total $705 billion.  The study estimates the future costs of such subsidies including preferential tax treatment for employer-provided insurance, the cost of Medicaid coverage, and support for ACA marketplace coverage.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Distribution of Lifetime Medicare Taxes and Spending by Sex and by Lifetime Household Earnings

Categories: Income/Poverty,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/workingpaper/52985-workingpaper.pdf

Examines the distribution between taxes paid to and benefits received from the Medicare program based on beneficiaries’ lifetime earnings and Medicare spending data.  A working paper from the Congressional Budget Office

 

An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2017 to 2027

Categories: Business/Economics,Elderly,Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/52801-june2017outlook.pdf

Predicts modest U.S. economic growth of 1.9 to 2% through 2027 with rising budget deficits due to retirement and health care programs for older people.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Budget of the U.S. Government: Historical Tables

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals

Many of the data series begin in 1940 and continue through estimates of the president’s budget for 2017-2022.  From the White House and the Office of Management and Budget

 

Budget of the U.S. Government: Appendix: Fiscal Year 2018

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Appendix

For detailed presentations of accounts and programs by agency.  From the White House and the Office of Management and Budget

 

Analytical Perspectives: Budget of the U.S. Government: Fiscal Year 2018

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/spec.pdf

Detailed presentations about the proposed FY 2018 budget, including information on federal receipts and spending, borrowing and debt, and economic analyses.  From the White House and the Office of Management and Budget

 

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