Highlights of the bill

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Price tag: $849 billion over 10 years ($206 billion less than the House bill passed this month)

Expansion of coverage: 31 million currently uninsured Americans (6 million fewer than the House bill)

Deficit reduction: $127 billion over 10 years ($23 billion more than the House bill)

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