Illegal immigrants are specifically excluded from coverage Of course, this means that they will be continue to get their healthcare from expensive emergency rooms, so that may not actually be a good thing.
The section on page 50 of HR 3200 aligns Health Insurance Exchange policies with other laws currently in effect ,such as the Public Health Service Act, State law, and ERISA. Health care cannot trump other laws already in effect.
" According to America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, Page 143, Line 3, Section 246: "No Federal Payment for Undocumented Aliens. Nothing in this subtitle shall allow Federal payments for affordability credits on behalf of individuals who are not lawfully present in the United States." (see the second source)
Both the House and Senate versions of President Obamaï¿½ï¿½s health care reform plans contain passages explicitly excluding illegal immigrants from receiving federal money to purchase health insurance from either a private or government-run health plan.(see 3rd source: CNSNews)