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Progressives Back ACA Credits, Say RX Savings Should Also Be Used To Boost Medicare

By Amy Lotven, John Wilkerson / April 13, 2021 at 3:33 PM
Although the Congressional Progressive Caucus did not include extending the Affordable Care Act’s enhanced tax credits in its wish list for the next legislative package, a source familiar with the discussions says progressives do support making the American Rescue Package policies permanent -- but they want savings gleaned from drug-pricing reforms to go toward expanding public health programs and not just toward bolstering the ACA. The legislative priorities floated by CPC Friday include lowering Medicare’s eligibility age and expanding the...


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