Many ACA exchange enrollees can get coverage for $10 a month, organization says

New CMS data shows two-thirds of Americans looking for health insurance coverage on the federal exchanges can buy plans with monthly premiums of $10 or less, according to Get America Covered, a pro-ACA organization founded by officials who worked in outreach and enrollment for HealthCare.gov.

Many adults think health insurance is unaffordable on the HealthCare.gov marketplace, Get America Covered found in a recent survey of 300 adults with insurance through the marketplace and 400 uninsured members eligible for 2020 enrollment. However, nearly 9 of 10 marketplace enrollees can get tax credits to subsidize their care, the organization said.

"As this data shows, CMS has the information, resources, and reach necessary to help educate people about just how affordable and easy it is to get covered," Joshua Peck, co-founder of Get America Covered, said in a prepared statement. "Unfortunately, they are doing just the opposite, and our survey provides concrete new evidence of how the gap between perception and reality is undermining open enrollment."

Open enrollment for the 2020 plan year begins Nov. 1 and lasts through Dec. 15.

To view the full survey, click here.

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