Commentary

Impact of Proposed Rule for Short-Term Insurance Plans

In response to President Trump’s October 12 executive order, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury have published proposed rules to expand the availability of health coverage sold through short-term, limited duration insurance (STLDI).

  • The proposed rule could substantially expand the number of STLDI policies that are sold to individuals and used as a longer-term alternative to individual market insurance.
  • It will have significant implications for consumers who enroll in the coverage, as well as for the ACA-compliant individual markets.
  • States have a wide range of options to enhance consumer protections with respect to STLDI and improve the stability of their insurance markets.

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