ICE Memo - Clarification of Existing Practices Related to Certain Health Care Information

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 224, and the Social Security Act (SSA) require that individuals seeking coverage under a qualified health plan offered on a Health Insurance Marketplace or through an insurance affordability program (i.e., premium tax credits, cost sharing reductions, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, or Basic Health Program) provide information regarding their immigration status and certain information about their household members to determine eligibility for such coverage. This memorandum sets forth U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) civil immigration enforcement policy regarding information concerning such individuals and their household members obtained during the eligibility determination process for such coverage.

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