The time for a final vote on health care reform is at hand after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) returned its analysis of the landmark legislation to Congress. Democratic leaders are soon expected to release the final version of bill and have seventy-two hours after which to bring it up the legislation for a vote Sunday afternoon in the House.

The CBO says America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 will cost the federal government $940 billion but reduce $138 billion from the federal deficit over the same time frame by increasing revenue and cutting other costs.

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