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Sun Jun 6, 2021, 12:36 AM

Biden turns to Obama to help boost health care enrollment

Source: Philadelphia Tribune

WASHINGTON President Joe Biden turned to his old boss, former President Barack Obama, on Saturday to help him encourage Americans to sign up for "Obamacare" health care coverage during an expanded special enrollment period in the pandemic.

Biden used his weekly address for a brief Zoom chat with Obama to draw attention to the six-month expanded enrollment period that closes Aug. 15. Meanwhile the government released a report that claims that nearly 31 million Americans a record now have health coverage through the Affordable Care Act.

"We did this together," said Obama, whose administration established the health insurance marketplace. "We always talked about how, if we could get the principle of universal coverage established, we could then build on it."

The White House effort to spotlight the expanded enrollment and claim strong numbers for the health law comes as the political world and the health care system await a Supreme Court ruling on the law's constitutionality. The Zoom call was recorded on Friday afternoon and released Saturday as Biden's weekly address.

Read more: https://www.phillytrib.com/news/health/biden-turns-to-obama-to-help-boost-health-care-enrollment/article_146cb9b6-c66f-11eb-b56a-476b1685c0a7.html

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Sun Jun 6, 2021, 12:40 AM

1. Wanna see more Obama.

He needs to be be fully engaged with the war against voting.

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