CMS Not Increasing ACA Marketing And Outreach Budget For 2019

By Ariel Cohen / September 21, 2018 at 6:16 PM
The Trump administration will again allot $10 million for marketing and outreach during the upcoming Affordable Care Act open enrollment period, which is 90 percent less than spent by the Obama administration in 2017. For the 2018 open enrollment period the agency cut the ACA marketing and outreach budget from $100 million to $10 million, but a CMS spokesperson said that spending less money on marketing and outreach had little impact on enrollment. “After analyzing data from previous Open Enrollment...

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