Gig workers are a major reason this year's open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act individual marketplace is likely to be big.
A shift to self-employment during the pandemic may partly be responsible for the enrollment surge in plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace.
But ACA coverage is more affordable to many, thanks to extended government subsidies.
Historically, it's been all about building employee loyalty and tax breaks for businesses.
Harris said the Trump administration would take away Obamacare's protections for people with preexisting conditions.
The health plans, available to gig workers and the self-employed, are seeing an "influx of enrollment," one expert says.
The majority of Americans get employer-sponsored health insurance so what happens when that goes away?
The individual mandate no longer results in a tax penalty, and so-called "skinny plans" that don't meet Obamacare requirements abound.
After years of rising costs, the drop is an indication markets are stabilizing.