Perceive unemployment in 2021? You may be entitled to free health insurance
TAMPA (WJW) – Those who filed for unemployment in 2021 may be eligible for reduced or even free health insurance under the US bailout.
According to a statement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as of July 1, those who have received or are approved to receive unemployment benefit for any week beginning in 2021 may be able to find lower-cost plans due to of subsidies forming part of the recovery plan. package passed in March.
Those who have received or have been approved for unemployment in 2021 can visit HealthCare.gov to re-submit or update their existing application to maximize their savings for the remainder of 2021.
The release says that, on average, three in five eligible uninsured Americans can access $ 0 plans after the early payment of tax credits. On average, four in five HealthCare.gov consumers will be able to find a plan for $ 10 or less per month after paying tax credits up front.
Consumers who received unemployment income in 2021 are encouraged to update their application and registration between July 1 and August 15.
“We encourage consumers who received unemployment compensation in 2021 to visit the market to see if they are eligible to save money on their health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket expenses,” the HHS secretary said. , Xavir Becerra.