Selected Health Provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA, P.L. 117-2) was signed into law on March 11, 2021. This summary addresses the health provisions in the Act that relate to the Medicare, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, programs authorized under the Public Health Service Act, provisions related to private health insurance Exchanges, and premium subsidies for coverage under former employers’ health plans.