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Biden Administration Approves Washington’s Plan To Subsidize Illegal Immigrants’ Healthcare

Posted on AllSides December 12th, 2022
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The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Treasury approved a program Friday that will allow the state of Washington to use federal pass-through dollars to subsidize the healthcare of illegal immigrants.

The state’s Washington Healthplanfinder, created under Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act, will be subsidized by the federal government from 2024 – 2029, according to a notice of approval submitted to Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee. Section 1332 provides for state innovation waivers, which allow states to “to pursue innovative strategies for providing residents with access to high quality, affordable health...

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