Town Hall: The American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act

In this Health Reform: Beyond the Basics town hall, presented on March 23, 2021, Tara Straw, Senior Policy Analyst, details how the American Rescue Plan Act significantly impacts marketplace health insurance premiums. Then Jenny Sullivan, Director of Housing and Health Integration, provides an overview of how COVID-19 testing, treatment, and vaccines are covered under different types of health coverage. The town hall also includes an update on public charge by Shelby Gonzales, Director of Immigration Policy.

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Overview of American Rescue Plan Act Health Provisions

Implementation of the American Rescue Plan Provisions

APTC for People Receiving Unemployment Benefits

COBRA Subsidy

APTC Repayment Forgiveness

Coverage of COVID-19 Testing, Treatment, & Vaccines

  • People Enrolled in Medicaid
  • People Who Are Uninsured
  • People with Private Coverage

Update on Public Charge

Additional Resources

FAQ: Changes to the Marketplace in the American Rescue Plan Act