The Effects of Earlier Medicaid Expansions: A Literature Review

The American Rescue Plan of 2021(ARP) temporarily increased the federal government contribution for Medicaid expansion to the 13 states that have not yet expanded Medicaid coverage to all low-income adults. Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expansion of Medicaid in 2014, there have been numerous studies that looked at its impact. These studies find first…

REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS AT CHILD TAX CREDIT EVENT

Brookline Recreation CenterPittsburgh, Pennsylvania 12:32 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everyone.  (Applause.)  It is good to be back in Pennsylvania.  Thank you all.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Please have a seat.  Please.  Thank you. I was just downstairs, meeting with the young leaders who range in age from — well, they were proud to…

Child Tax Credit for Non-Filers

Americans have struggled during the pandemic, especially people with kids. The Child Tax Credit is here to help. The deadline to sign up for monthly Child Tax Credit payments is November 15. The Administration collaborated with a non-profit, Code for America, who has created a non-filer sign-up tool that is easy to use on a…

The Child Tax Credit

The Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan provides the largest Child Tax Credit ever and historic relief to the most working families ever – and as of July 15th, most families are automatically receiving monthly payments of $250 or $300 per child without having to take any action. The Child Tax Credit will…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, June 3, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:56 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  All right.  I have a couple of items for all of you at the top, and some charts.  We love charts in here.  In today’s encouraging report, initial claims for unemployment insurance fell to their lowest level and below 400,000 for the first time since the…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, May 4, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:55 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  It’s been awhile.  I feel like somebody taller than me may have been in here more recently.  Let’s see.  Well, happy — what day is today? — Tuesday.  (Laughter.)  Happy Tuesday to all of you.  We haven’t been in here since last…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Delivers Funds to Support the Health of Older Americans

Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living is releasing $1.4 billion in funding from the American Rescue Plan for Older Americans Act programs, including programs to support vaccine outreach and coordination, address social isolation, provide family caregiver support, and offer nutrition support. It will also fund justice programs to…

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