Barack Obama will appear at the White House on Tuesday

Although the White House offers visitors the chance to take a guided tour, one scheduled guest won’t have any trouble finding his way around.

According to The Washington Times, former President Barack Obama is about to hold his first event at the White House since leaving office over five years ago. 

Obama to celebrate Affordable Care Act

The paper cited a White House official as saying that on Tuesday Obama will “deliver remarks celebrating the success of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid in extending affordable health insurance to millions of Americans.”

The official added that Obama will appear alongside Vice President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden along with Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra as well as other cabinet officials.

Biden is expected to discuss “additional action to further strengthen the ACA and save families hundreds of dollars a month on their health care.”

USA Today reported that among the proposals is a bill to make permanent the temporary insurance subsidies included in COVID relief legislation.

Another would involve increasing Medicaid coverage in states that have not opted for Medicaid expansion. USA Today noted that both are elements of the massive Build Back Better Act that stalled on Capitol Hill last year.

More commonly known as “Obamacare,” the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is considered by many observers to be Obama’s most prominent legislative accomplishment.

Former House Democrats call for more action on Obamacare

However, the legislation also sparked a backlash which led to a massive Republican victory in the 2010 midterm elections.

According to USA Today, a group made up of former House Democrats who lost their seats last year after voting for the ACA have signed a letter last fall urging Biden and Congressional Democrats to build on Obamacare.

“We voted for that law knowing it was imperfect and would need improvement and strengthening in the years to follow,” USA Today quoted the former lawmaker as saying.

The paper noted that this will not be Obama’s last appearance at the White House, as he and former First Lady Michelle Obama are also expected to return earlier this year when Biden unveils their official portraits.

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