Researchers suggest several policy options to mitigate burdens on state budgets and the rise in uninsurance, such as temporarily enabling more Medicaid support in non-expansion states, expanding the income range for premium subsidies in the ACA marketplaces, providing subsidies for COBRA insurance, and enhancing Medicaid matching rates.
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