Mealey's Health Law - CBO: Delaying ACA Mandate Penalty Saves $10B, Leaves 2M Uninsured

Mealey's Health Law - CBO: Delaying ACA Mandate Penalty Saves $10B, Leaves 2M Uninsured

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Legislation introduced Feb. 28 seeking to delay the penalty for failing to comply with the individual mandate in the president's health care legislation would cut $10 billion from the federal deficit between its enactment and 2019 and result in 2 million more uninsured individuals in 2015, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said in a March 4 analysis.

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