More Than a Half Million Americans Gain Health Insurance Under BidenEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Over 500,000 Americans have gained health coverage due to a special enrollment period enabled by President Joe Biden, his administration announced Wednesday. Some 322,000 people signed up for insurance in the month of March, while over 206,000 others gained coverage earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported. Nearly half of the new enrollees came from Florida, with another 98,082 in Texas, according to federal figures. North Carolina and Georgia also saw over 32,000 signups each. Many were able to gain coverage because of Biden’s January executive action, which opened a special enrollment period to all Americans. Typically, only a small portion can enroll when the regular period is over. The expanded period started on Feb. 15. It originally ran through May 15, but last month was extended to Aug. 15. “Access to quality, affordable health care is essential—especially as we tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath,” …Read More

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