CBO: Ways & Means Bill Hikes Exchange Enrollment By 1.7M In 2022

About 1.7 million more people would buy coverage through the health insurance exchanges in 2022 under the provisions in the House Ways & Means COVID-19 bill that, if enacted, would temporarily increase and enhance the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits and erase the subsidy cliff, the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Commission on Taxation said Monday (Feb. 15). The agencies also found subsidizing 85% of COBRA premiums would bring in 2.2 million more enrollees than under current law - at...
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Democrats Move Forward With $350 Billion In Relief For States, Localities

House Oversight & Reform Committee Republicans spent more than eight hours in a markup Friday (Feb. 12) trying to stop, or impose greater restrictions on, the $350 billion in COVID-19 relief Democrats proposed for state and local governments to use on pandemic-related expenses, including closing budget shortfalls -- but they failed on a party line vote. The bill now goes to the House Budget Committee, along with other parts of the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package. “Democrats fended off dozens...
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