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What Assisters Need to Know about American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Guidance for assisters in the individual Federally-facilitated Marketplaces (FFMs) on the changes to health care policy under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021. The presentation explains how the ARP affects eligibility for Marketplace financial assistance for different income groups, changes to COBRA coverage, and potential changes to Medicaid coverage.

Final

Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: April 06, 2021

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