Employer mandate None
Universal coverage Not achieved. The plan would extend coverage to uninsured
children in families with incomes up to 400% of the poverty â– level, possibly decreasing the number of uninsured by about 4 â– percentage points.
Cost containment No national spending limits or premium caps. The plan relies solely on market forces to restrain costs.
Medicare cuts $70 billion over 10 years.
Other Includes a capped long-term-care provision that
essentially would give states grants to develop a home- and community-based-care program. No cost estimates for long-term care were available.