ABSTRACT

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (P.L. 117-2): Private Health Insurance, Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare Provisions [April 27, 2021]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction: "The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA; P.L. 117-2), enacted on March 11, 2021, is the latest in a series of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related relief and economic stimulus legislation. [...] The ARPA includes provisions addressing a number of issues, such as tax credits, unemployment benefits, state fiscal relief, health, housing, education, and food assistance, among others. This report provides information about the ARPA provisions related to private health insurance, Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Medicare. The report begins with a summary of the reconciliation process for the ARPA. Then, the report provides high-level summaries of the provisions in the ARPA under the following headings: private health insurance, Medicaid and CHIP, Medicare, and Medicare and Medicaid. The high-level summaries are followed by a table with abbreviated summaries of each provision. The sections following the table provide more detailed summaries of these provisions. The 'Appendix' includes a table with a list of the abbreviations used in this report."

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CRS Report for Congress, R46777
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2021-04-27
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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