A new proposed rule authorized under the Affordable Care Act would give states the option of offering a Basic Health Program for individuals who do not qualify for Medicaid and have income not exceeding 200 percent of the federal poverty level.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will publish the proposed rule on September 25; it is now available here. The new program could be another option for individuals who can’t get Medicaid as many states have not expanded their programs, but the individuals are otherwise eligible to purchase subsidized coverage through a health insurance exchange.

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