By CBO’s estimates, in the one-year period in which federal funds for Planned Parenthood would be prohibited under the legislation, the number of births in the Medicaid program would increase by several thousand, increasing direct spending for Medicaid by $21 million in 2017 and by $77 million over the 2017-2026 period. Overall, with those costs netted against the savings estimated above, implementing the provision would reduce direct spending by $156 million over the 2017-2026 period, CBO estimates.Read more here.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
"...the number of births in the Medicaid program would increase by several thousand"
Here is how the Congressional Budget Office analyzes the proposed cuts to Planned Parenthood.