32 Patient Groups Urge Congress To Permanently Close Medicaid Gap, Extend ARP Credits

By Amy Lotven / October 13, 2021 at 2:32 PM
As congressional leaders debate how to fit health care priorities into a shrinking legislative package, a coalition of 32 patient groups on Tuesday (Oct. 12) urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) to permanently close the Medicaid gap and extend the higher Affordable Care Act tax credits enacted under the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The advocates also want the reconciliation bill to maintain the ARP’s bump in federal Medicaid matching rates to spur non-expansion...

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