Biden Revokes Trump Immigrant Insurance Policy That Never Took Effect

By Maya Goldman / May 17, 2021 at 6:13 PM
President Joe Biden on Thursday (May 14) rescinded a proclamation by former President Donald Trump from 2019 that would have denied entry for immigrants that couldn’t demonstrate they would purchase qualifying health coverage or have the financial means to pay for expected medical costs. Because the Trump policy was on hold due to legal challenges, Biden’s move won’t have much real-world effect on the immigrant health care landscape, stakeholders say. “My Administration is committed to expanding access to quality, affordable...

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