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Short-term insurance plans leave patients with high costs, less coverage

In August the U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services issued a final rule that would expand the use of “short-term, limited-duration insurance plans." More than 25 patient a... read more

Illinois Legislature overrides veto of short-term health plan limit

While premiums for short-term plans tend to be at least 20 percent less than the lowest-cost bronze plans ... "Short-term health insurance plans can hurt consumers by not providing full medical covera... read more

Brokers Tout Mix-And-Match Coverage To Avoid High-Cost ACA Plans

The products may secure some basic protection but leave patients ... would my costs be?’”

Brokers Tout Mix-And-Match Coverage To Avoid High-Cost ACA Plans


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Callous Ideologues: Illinois Legislators Pass Law to Punish Patients with Preexisting Conditions

The web site eHealth reports that the share of unsubsidized insurance ... with no coverage at all. Supporters claim that crippling short-term plans is necessary to protect patients with preexisting co... read more


Is Trump Pushing Health Insurance Innovation Or An ACA Rollback?

It would let states use federal dollars to fund accounts consumers could use to buy insurance or pay other health costs, such as deductibles ... use of subsidies to buy short-term plans, which aren't ... read more

CMS offers states potential routes to undermine Obamacare

Granting the ability for states to implement strategies to address the costs of high risk individuals ... to offer up coverage including short-term health plans and association health plans ... read more

Double Jeopardy In Health— It’s Time For Employers To Care

Poor health is also a driver of short-term disability, workers’ compensation costs, and sick leave ... well-known that high cost sharing adversely affects adherence. When patients are required to pay ... read more

How Cruz's health insurance plan makes coverage more secure

The Cruz amendment would allow individuals to opt out of ObamaCare’s costly health-insurance regulations — but only if insurers simultaneously offered ObamaCare-compliant plans to all comers, includin... read more

It's unclear how extending short-term health insurance would effect Montana

The short-term plans were meant for people who were changing jobs, moving, or otherwise found themselves without insurance coverage and outside of an enrollment period. The plans are typically less ex... read more

Trump administration gives states a roadmap for weakening Obamacare

Alternatives to Obamacare typically offer less comprehensive coverage, but officials point out that states could allow enrollees to use their federal subsidies to offset higher out-of-pocket expenses. ... read more

Final rule on short-term insurance plans will leave patients with high costs, less coverage

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 1, 2018 — Today the U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services issued a final rule that would expand the use of “short-term, limited-duration insurance ... read more

Marketplace Subsidies May Be Option In 2020 For Plans That Skirt Obamacare

Analysts both inside and outside the government predict that the less expensive short-term ... insurance to offer insurance to members. Critics fear that rule could expose consumers to coverage gaps o... read more



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