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Short-term health plans coming to Maine won’t cover pre-existing conditions, or much else
New low-cost, short-term health insurance plans allowed by the Trump administration will be available in Maine this fall, but health care advocates say the plans won’t provide protections for ... read more
Is 'Short-Term' Health Insurance a Good Deal?
The main draw of these plans—called “short-term” because they can currently cover only 90 days at a time—is that they come with much lower ... drugs to mental health care. They also don’t have to ... read more
Trump's association health plan rule is imminent
A second, separate rule to encourage use of short-term health plans — which also would be exempt from many Obamacare requirements and likely siphon customers out of the ACA market — is expected in the ... read more
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The Health 202: Obamacare enrollment starts today. It will test GOP policies.
That includes subsidies, which help about four in five lower-income marketplace shoppers afford plans, and a requirement that plans accept people with preexisting conditions and cover a full range of ... read more
Health Insurance Reforms
Major health reform proposals ... assistance by creating a temporary high-risk pool with subsidized premiums for people who have had no insurance for at least six months and were denied coverage ... read more
Collins joins Democrats in backing measure to halt Trump administration’s short-term health plans
Susan Collins of Maine joined Democrats on Wednesday in supporting a resolution to halt the Trump administration’s expansion of short-term health ... the short-term plans do not provide enough ... read more
Senate vote on health care likely fodder for both parties
On Wednesday the Senate rejected a Democratic attempt to stop President Trump from expanding access to short-term health care plans ... will cover pre-existing conditions," Mr. Trump told Fox. He ... read more
Trumpcare will hurt these people next year
So people who feel comfortable going without insurance won’t ... temporary and skinny plans generally don’t cover pre-existing conditions. They also offer limited or no coverage for things such as ... read more
Daily on Healthcare: Obamacare ally aims to use GOP’s pre-existing condition bill against them
Short-term plans do not have to cover pre-existing conditions or offer key essential health benefits, making them far cheaper ... and others experiencing a decline of as much as 1.5 percent. Obamacare ... read more
The Health 202: Reversing Roe wouldn't criminalize abortion everywhere
Here's the thing: even if that happened, abortion rights won't be ... criticized short-term options as “junk plans" because they frequently don't cover essential health benefits and deny coverage to ... read more
Is Health Care a Sleeper Issue in the Midterm Elections?
In remarks on the Senate floor this week, a number of Democratic lawmakers sought to highlight health care during a debate over a failed Republican proposal to expand short-term health care plans that ... read more