US President Biden signed a series of administrative measures related to health care on January 28 local time, including reopening the registration of the Affordable Care Act, the federal Obama health care reform policy.
Biden said the orders were aimed at eliminating “the damage caused by trump.”. “We have nothing new here other than to restore the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid to what it was before trump was elected president,” Biden said. “He said trump made it harder for people to get medical aid and made it more expensive to see a doctor.
Biden’s executive order will call on the Department of health and human services to re-establish the healcare.gov The website, which serves 36 states, serves those who need Medicaid from February 15 to May 15. According to a White House official, the agency is expected to implement the decree on January 28. This will give Americans who miss the latest registration period until December 15, 2020 a chance to benefit from Obama’s health care reform policy and receive federal aid to pay for health care. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, about 15 million uninsured people can benefit from it, and nearly 9 million of them are eligible for free or subsidized insurance. Individuals earning no more than $51000 and families of four earning no more than $104800 are eligible for the subsidy.
Biden will also sign several other administrative measures, according to reports
Strengthen Medicaid and health coverage programs for low-income adults, the disabled, children, the elderly and others.
Abolish the so-called Mexico City policy, which prohibits the U.S. government from funding foreign non-profit organizations that engage in or promote abortion.
Review article 10 abortion restrictions. Article 10 the family planning program is the only federal grant program that provides comprehensive family planning and related preventive health care services for individuals. The bill was enacted in 1970 under President Richard Nixon and is part of the public health services act. The Ministry of health and human services issued a restrictive policy on February 22, 2019, which prohibits the use of funds from Article 10 programs to implement, promote, recommend or support abortion as a method of family planning. (CCTV reporter Xu Dezhi)