Washington State To Provide ‘Obamacare’ To Migrants
View Source | December 12, 2022 2:53 pm
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- The Biden administration has approved the expansion of health insurance for all residents of Washington state regardless of immigration status by allowing it to waive the requirement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury Department approved the measure for a State Innovation Waiver, issued under section 1332 of the ACA.
- According to the two departments, this waiver expands health plans, stand-alone dental plans and state affordability programs to all Washington residents regardless of immigration status.
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