Rand: ARP-Level Credits Could Avoid Losses In Future Downturns

By Amy Lotven / November 15, 2021 at 7:10 PM
A new RAND Corporation report that looked at how temporary policy affected coverage losses in New York state during the economic downturn concludes that making permanent the increased federal tax credits enacted under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) is critical to ensuring Americans retain insurance in future recessions. The report out Monday (Nov. 15) finds that the Affordable Care Act on its own would not have prevented insurance losses, but that the temporary pandemic policies, including the pause in Medicaid...

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