Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued an updated score on the impacts of the amended Trumpcare bill that was passed in the House of Representatives earlier this month:
“The Congressional Budget Office confirmed today that millions of families would lose health coverage under Trumpcare. House Republicans passed their reckless bill without listening to their constituents about how harmful it would be, and without an independent analysis of its effects.
“Now, we learn that the last minute, backroom changes made to the bill right before passage would still leave Americans behind. Health insurance would be ripped away from 23 million Americans, more than $800 billion would be cut from Medicaid, and people with pre-existing conditions and those nearing retirement age would be charged exorbitantly more.
“This bill will leave American families paying more for less care, and it must be stopped.”