Friday, Biden's Justice Department will join the administrations of his predecessors to oppose the attack against the Affordable Care Act
Those interested in Affordable Care Act coverage for 2022 have until the end of Saturday to sign up in most states. Open enrollment ends January 15 in the 33 states that use the federal exchange, healthcare.gov, and in several states that run their own marketplaces.
When Pedro Peña lost his job as a restaurant cook at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, he applied for Medicaid to replace his job-based insurance. A diabetic, Peña understood the importance of being covered.
In 2009, Senate Democrats spent months courting Republican Charles Grassley in search of bipartisan support for the Affordable Care Act. By that September, President Barack Obama had lost patience.
Sen. Joe Manchin, just days before he called off negotiations with President Joe Biden, proposed a version of the Build Back Better plan centered on universal pre-kindergarten program, funded for a full 10 years, as well as an expansion of the Affordable Care Act and hundreds of billions of dollars to address climate change, a person with direct knowledge of the matter confirmed to CNN.
Americans are flocking to the Affordable Care Act exchanges to sign up for coverage for 2022. ...
The creation of a federal Medicaid expansion program is likely not going to be in the Democrats' sweeping social safety net package. Instead, lawmakers are discussing a plan to subsidize private insurance on the Affordable Care Act exchanges for those who are in the coverage gap, Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin told CNN.
Consumers shopping for health coverage on the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges can likely find lower premiums and more choices for 2022 -- as well as generous government assistance, according to a Biden administration report released Monday.
The Affordable Care Act's upcoming open enrollment period is going to look very different this year. It will be the first since 2016 that the official in charge is actively supporting efforts to get people coverage under the landmark law, rather than trying to undermine it.