Analysis: Marketplace Coverage Would Increase By 5.1M If Enhanced ACA Credits Permanent

By Amy Lotven / April 16, 2021 at 11:42 AM
The number of uninsured people in the country would fall by 4.2 million and marketplace coverage would jump by about 5.1 million people in 2022 if Congress were to make permanent the increased Affordable Care Act tax credits enacted under the American Rescue plan, far more than the Congressional Budget Office’s assumptions for the temporary provisions, according to a new Urban Institute brief. The report comes as congressional Democrats and the administration are expected to push for a permanent expansion...

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