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Almost 3M gained ACA coverage during special enrollment period

More than 2.8 million people gained health insurance during the special enrollment period for Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage this year, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. The 2021 special enrollment period on HealthCare.gov and state-based marketplaces ran from February 15 through August 15. Regular enrollment begins on …

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Affordable Care Act Survives GOP Challenge In Supreme Court

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The United States Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act is valid and constitutional. Eighteen Republican-led states argued that the ACA, also known as “Obamacare,” became unconstitutional when congressional Republicans eliminated the individual mandate — a requirement for all uninsured Americans to buy coverage or face a tax penalty. …

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Biden Reopens Affordable Care Act Healthcare Exchanges

In January, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to open up the federal health insurance marketplace for three months so uninsured people can buy a plan and those who want to change their marketplace coverage can do so. That three month period started Monday and runs through May 15. The …

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Biden To Reopen Obamacare Enrollment

President Joe Biden is scheduled to take executive actions to reopen enrollment on the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges. This order is part of a series of executive actions related to health care, taking a step to help uninsured Americans that his predecessor rejected. The order will be Biden’s first …

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