Middle Class Would Pay Thousands for Health Care
November 2, 2009 - 7:31 PMGovernment experts say some middle-class families would still face a big budget hit for health care, even with the new help that Democrats want to provide.
A family of four making $66,000 could face a total health care bill of $10,000 - counting premiums, copayments and deductible - under the House Democratic health care bill, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday. And that's after counting $10,500 in government assistance.
The estimates apply to people purchasing their own coverage, not those in employer plans.
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