When it comes to the midterm elections that will take place this year, Democrats in Congress have one more item to be concerned about.
If Democrats are unable to resurrect a reconciliation bill that extends the financial assistance beyond the end of the year, a temporary pandemic relief program designed to lower healthcare premiums under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, is set to expire. The program’s goal was to lower premiums for coverage under Obamacare. And this necessitates reaching an agreement with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV).
In the event that they are unable to, around 13 million people in the United States will be subjected to significant price spikes in the midst of devastating inflation. Insider refers to this scenario as a “time-bomb.”
The preceding is a summary of an article that originally appeared on WND.