Two Charts: How the AHCA Shrinks Federal Spending


Posted by John Kartch on Monday, March 20th, 2017, 3:18 PM PERMALINK


-Under the American Health Care Act, by 2021 federal spending on healthcare as a percentage of GDP is reduced from 6.9% to 6.3%. As time goes by, the spending reduction gets larger. See the first chart, below.

-Under AHCA, by 2027 total federal spending as a percentage of GDP is reduced from 23.4% to 22.4%. See the second chart, below.

"In addition to abolishing Obamacare's taxes, the AHCA reduces the total size of government permanently," said Grover Norquist president of Americans for Tax Reform.

 

Chart by Strategas Research Partners using OMB and CBO data


Chart by Strategas Research Partners using CBO data

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