- ExplainerIn 2018, a judge ruled the ACA individual mandate is unconstitutional and that the entire law should be struck down. Here’s the potential impact if the entire law was held to be invalid.
- courtsThis issue brief answers key questions about Texas v. United States. The litigation challenges the Affordable Care Act’s minimum essential coverage provision (known as the individual mandate) and raises questions about whether the law can survive.
Marketplace Eligibility Among the Uninsured: Implications for a Broadened Enrollment Period and ACA OutreachFour million uninsured people could get an ACA bronze plan with no premium payment and 4.9 million others could get subsidies to offset the cost of such a plan under an ACA marketplace special enrollment period.
- Coverage GapWe explore several potential policy options that would help close the Affordable Care Act’s “coverage gap,” including providing further new incentives for states to expand Medicaid, creating a new “public option” or extending ACA Marketplace premium subsidies to low-income people who don’t currently qualify for federal help.
- FAQsFind answers to over 300 frequently asked questions about buying coverage on the health insurance marketplaces. Over 180 of our FAQs are now available in Spanish.
- interactiveWith this calculator, you can enter your income, age, and family size to estimate your eligibility for subsidies and how much you could spend on health insurance.
- Health ReformThis brief provides an overview of the financial assistance provided under the ACA for people purchasing coverage on their own through health insurance Marketplaces (also called Exchanges).
say it’s “very important” that the ACA provision barring insurers from denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions remain in effect. (April 2019)
say they support a Medicare-for-all plan that would cover all Americans. (July 2019)
of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents say they prefer building on the ACA to replacing it with a national Medicare-for-all plan. (July 2019)
favor having a government-administered health plan that would compete with private health insurance plans and be available to all Americans. (July 2019)