Price: No one will lose coverage with $880B in Medicaid cuts
Health and Human Services secretary Tom Price claimed this morning that the $880 billion in Medicaid cuts over 10 years in the House-passed health care bill would "absolutely not" cause anyone to lose health coverage. "We believe strongly that the Medicaid population will be cared for in a better way," Price said on CNN's State of the Union.
Reality check: The Congressional Budget Office estimated that the cuts would cause 14 million Americans to lose coverage over 10 years. (That estimate was for the original House bill — it hasn't analyzed the revised version the House passed.)