Biden to reopen Obamacare marketplaces: report
President Joe Biden is slated to take executive actions as soon as Thursday to reopen federal marketplaces such as HealthCare.gov that sell Affordable Care Act health plans, said a Washington Post report (https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/biden-to-reopen-aca-insurance-marketplaces-as-pandemic-has-cost-millions-of-american-their-coverage/2021/01/25/ccfc2402-5e74-11eb-9061-07abcc1f9229_story.html) late Monday citing unnamed sources. Signing up for coverage is usually tightly restricted outside a six-week period, the report said. Biden is also expected to lower recent barriers to joining Medicaid. His agenda for health care has long centered on building on Obamacare, meaning the Affordable Care Act that overhauled the U.S. health-care (XLV) system a decade ago, when he was serving as former President Barack Obama's vice president.
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