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Affordable Care Act will cost $1.8 trillion a year - 20 times estimate

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Congressional Budget Office (CBO) officials project the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will cost American taxpayers double what the Obama administration had projected. Health care spending will double from $838 billion in 2012 to $1.837 trillion a year in 2022.


Simply stated, that means that the cost of government health care will pass discretionary spending in 2016,

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