The congressman claimed that the Congressional Budget Office had predicted that the act would cut Medicare by $500 billion and increase taxes by a like amount. The CBO in its most recent complete estimate, in March 2011, said the new health care law would actually reduce the federal budget deficit by $210 billion over the next 10 years. The tax increases fall on those who can afford, but don't carry health insurance.
The ACA is the law of the land and the Supreme Court has upheld it. To attempt repeal is nothing more than a sound and fury signifying nothing. After all, no matter who is elected president in November, both candidates have passed health care reform.