July 14, 2022
  • Senator Joe Manchin said that he’s wary of adding an extension for enhanced subsidies for ACA plans to a slimmer reconciliation package, citing a fear of anything he believes would contribute “to the horrible inflation triggers we have.” Insurers and regulators hope for clarity on ACA subsidies soon, given that rates for 2023 need to be locked in well ahead of the November 1 open enrollment period and no extension would result in substantial premium hikes. (Article here)