American Rescue Plan FAQ

FAQ: Changes to the Marketplace in the American Rescue Plan

June 2021

The American Rescue Plan is a new law to address the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis. It dramatically reduces premiums for people through additional premium tax credits (PTCs), expands eligibility for PTCs to higher-income people, and gives many people receiving unemployment benefits access to plans with $0 premiums. These changes impact and all state-based marketplaces.

This brief explainer summarizes these new changes.

This FAQ provides comprehensive information about these new changes.

Additional Resources

Yearly Income Guidelines and Thresholds | View Reference Guide