The CBO says it’ll cost $849 billion over ten years and cover 31 million additional people. Also, it reduces the deficit more than the House bill. Oh, and Kent Conrad confirmed that’s the opt-out public option is in there, along with the tax on Cadillac plans.
That’s all we know for now. I’ll be interested to see what this version of the public option does in terms of premiums.
And Ben Nelson is still a jackass.