House E&C Bill Provides $20M For State Exchanges To Implement ACA Updates

By Amy Lotven / February 18, 2021 at 10:36 AM
The House Energy & Commerce Committee’s piece of the COVID-19 package includes $20 million in funding for state-based marketplaces to support technology and other updates, including actions needed to implement changes to the Affordable Care Act’s subsidy structure as called for by the Ways & Means Committee’s portion. The Ways & Means bill boosts the generosity of the tax credits for people earning below 400% of poverty and limits premium contribution to 8.5% of income for any eligible exchange consumer...

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