Thursday, July 2, 2009

Health Reform Cost Estimates Likely "Unreliable"

McClatchy's David Lightman cites experts on and off Capitol Hill who say the estimated price tag for health reform legislation is liable to be unreliable.

"In a letter June 16 to senators, Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf said, ''any of the specific changes that might ultimately prove most important cannot be foreseen today, and could be developed only over time through experimentation and learning.'"


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