The ARP’s enhanced PTCs resulted in unprecedented enrollment in Marketplace health insurance. Their expiration would result in mass coverage losses and premium hikes. Researchers say Congress would need to act by midsummer if they wish to extend the PTCs to give Marketplaces, insurers, and outreach programs time to prepare for the 2023 open enrollment period, which begins this November.
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