Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 10/09/2019

Subsidized ACA Plans Not Acceptable For Lawful Immigrant Entry

By Amy Lotven / October 7, 2019 at 2:11 PM
Immigration advocates and health experts immediately blasted the Trump administration’s unexpected move to block entry of legal immigrants who may “financially burden” the country’s health care system, including those who may be eligible for subsidized exchange coverage. Advocates and experts allege the policy, set to go into effect Nov. 3, is a racist attack on lower and middle-class families, and note that it goes beyond the administration’s controversial “public charge” rule by also wrapping in subsidized exchange coverage as a...

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