Record numbers of Texas residents enrolled in ACA health insurance plans this year

Health insurance plans - ACA enrollment Texas

The state’s total enrollment numbers were recently released, with over 1 in 9 Texans covered. The 2024 open enrollment period came with a record number of Texan sign-ups for health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The data was released by the federal government as the state uses the federal marketplace. Over 1 in every 9 residents of the state are now covered by health insurance plans sold through the ACA in 2024. This is a notable record, as it was set in the state with the…

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Health insurance law reforms still being resisted by Texas Republican leaders

Texas Governor Rick Perry health insurance

The GOP in the Lone Star State have no intention of easily complying with the healthcare reforms. Even though the Affordable Care Act is now safe from appeal, the Republicans in Texas have made it quite clear that the new laws for health insurance will not budge on the decisions that they made prior to the election. Some of the biggest issues in question involve the online marketplace and the expansion of Medicaid. According to the Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, “Nothing changes from our perspective.” He doesn’t feel that…

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