Reps. Seek Reforms To Preventative Health Bill Scrutiny

Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 7:36 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan pair of representatives on Thursday introduced a bill to extend the timeline the Congressional Budget Office may use when assessing the future costs of legislation related to preventative health care spending, saying it would allow for more accurate findings.

The bill, H.R. 2663, known as the The Preventative Health Savings Act, would amend the Congressional Budget Act to allow the CBO to collect and analyze data beyond the 10-year window currently used to create a “budget score” for any proposed preventative health care spending....
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