Doggett: E&C, W&M Working On Different Ways To Fix Medicaid Gap

By Maya Goldman / July 15, 2021 at 6:22 PM
The House Ways & Means Committee is looking at a proposal to close the so-called Medicaid gap by expanding premium tax subsidies so that those affected could buy an exchange plan, according to health subcommittee Chair Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), but he said the House Energy & Commerce Committee is drafting a plan to close the gap through a new federal Medicaid-like program. The work comes as congressional leaders lay plans to tackle the Medicaid gap issue as part of Democrats’...

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