Recent Changes: Special Subsidies for Unemployed in 2021

As 2021 ends, I am still unemployed and expect to continue receiving unemployment insurance benefits in 2022. Will the new enhanced subsidies for unemployed individuals continue next year?

At the moment, the special marketplace subsidies for people receiving unemployment benefits is scheduled to end in 2021. However, Congress is considering legislation to extend this assistance for a few more years. Check this FAQ again in the near future for updates.

While we have made every effort to provide accurate information in these FAQs, people should contact the health insurance Marketplace or Medicaid agency in their state for guidance on their specific circumstances.

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