Definition of scorekeeper
: one that keeps score; specifically : an official who records the score during a game or contest
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The latest CBO report goes beyond the original analysis that the nonpartisan budget and policy scorekeeper put forth last week.
And Philip Rocco, who is worried about recent attacks on the Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan scorekeeper that analyzes legislation for Congress.
Depending on its findings, the estimates by Congress’s nonpartisan budget scorekeepers could propel or thwart Senate GOP leaders’ drive to accumulate enough votes for the measure.
Cost And Coverage The budget scorekeepers also concluded that, for the individual insurance market, premium costs would go down under the Senate plan, but so would the amount of coverage provided.
The report from Congress’ nonpartisan scorekeeper also estimated that the Senate plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act would reduce the federal deficit by $321 billion over the next decade.
The Congressional Budget Office, Congress’ nonpartisan scorekeeper, concluded that under that proposal 14 million Medicaid enrollees would become uninsured in 10 years.
Leaders have also been in frequent contact with the nonpartisan scorekeepers at the Congressional Budget Office.
The congressional scorekeeper additionally estimated that the American Health Care Act would reduce spending by only $119 billion over a decade.
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: a person who records the official score in a game or contest
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