Tammy Baldwin
Press Release

Baldwin Applauds ACA Special Enrollment Period Final Numbers

From March 15 to April 30, 147,000 consumers signed up for coverage through HealthCare.gov using the tax special enrollment period

By - May 19th, 2015 02:39 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced over 147,000 individuals signed up for coverage through HealthCare.gov during a tax season special enrollment period (SEP) from March 15 to April 30. HHS established the SEP after Senator Baldwin urged the agency to grant individuals who were uninsured in 2014, and subject to the individual responsibility payment, another chance to enroll in 2015 coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

“Nearly 12 million Americans have already benefitted from the security of the private health coverage provided by the Affordable Care Act and today, I applaud the news that over 147,000 additional individuals enrolled in affordable health coverage during the Tax Season Special Enrollment Period. I’m proud to have worked with HHS to provide the opportunity for more uninsured Americans to not only avoid another tax fee next year, but to also access the health care security they want and need.”

Press Releases by Tammy Baldwin

Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities Across Wisconsin

“Apprenticeship initiatives are one of the most effective vehicles for responding to the workforce readiness needs of business and industry,” said Senator Baldwin.

Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel to Get the Job Done on Wisconsin’s Longstanding Rape Kit Backlog

More than one year after Wisconsin Justice Department received federal investments, reports show state still has 6,000 kit backlog

Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Investigations into Madison and Milwaukee Social Security Offices

For the past year, Baldwin has worked on behalf of whistleblowers and raised questions about wrongdoing, harassment and retaliation

Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pushes for Economic Growth in Wisconsin with Small Business Innovation Act

National reform will support Wisconsin, which ranks last nationally in startup activity and entrepreneurship growth

Tammy Baldwin

We Must Do More to Provide Debt Relief & Support to Students, Veterans Suffering from Wide-Ranging Impacts of ITT Tech Closure

Senators now call on ED to “use its existing legal authority” to increase total debt relief and support available to former ITT Tech students

Tammy Baldwin

Baldwin, McCain, Schakowsky Introduce Reform Requiring Transparency in Prescription Drug Price Increases

The bipartisan and bicameral FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs

See More Releases

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>