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S. 2519: RIP MSP Act

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Is the RIP MSP Act AOK or DOA?


Popularly nicknamed “Obamacare,” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 included the plans for a program called the Multi-State Program (MSP). In addition to the state healthcare exchanges that would be set up by the law, which allowed uninsured people to purchase private health insurance plans in the state where they lived, MSP would require at least two multi-state plans be included in each state exchange by 2017 as well.

While Democrats argue that Obamacare was a success overall, even many Democrats admit that the Multi-State Program failed. Registration fell hundreds of thousands short of Obama administration projections, and by 2018 only one state was still participating. (Ironically, that state was Arkansas, one of the reddest …

Sponsor and status

Ron Johnson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Jul 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jul 28, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 28, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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15 Cosponsors (15 Republicans)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jul 28, 2021

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S. 2519 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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