Major Lobbies Jointly Offer Path To Universal Care Without Public Option

By Amy Lotven / February 12, 2021 at 3:21 PM
Days after House Democrats included temporary expansions of Affordable Care Act tax credits and subsidies for employer-sponsored coverage and extra money for expanding Medicaid in their draft COVID-19 bills, major insurer, hospital, physician, employer and business lobbies announced a new coalition that backs those and other policies that build off the ACA and strive toward universal health care -- without relying on a public option. The new Affordable Coverage Coalition supports protecting anyone who lost their job-based coverage from becoming...

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