Argument: 2009 health care reform would cut deficits

Issue Report: US health care reform


“A bill well worth passing.” New York Times Editorial. December 21, 2009: “It also estimates that the bill would reduce deficits over the next decade by $132 billion and even more in the following decade. Despite all the exaggerated Republican rhetoric that the bill will lead to fiscal disaster, it has been carefully and responsibly drafted so that it is fully paid for without busting future budgets.”