Advocates Praise, GOP Blasts Short-Term Plan Restrictions

By Amy Lotven / April 1, 2024 at 6:13 PM
The Biden administration’s final rule that defines a short-term, limited duration (STLD) health care plan as one that runs for no more than four months – overturning a Trump-era rule that let the plans run for up to three years – received immediate praise from advocates, ACA insurers and other stakeholders who’d long pushed for the restrictions, but GOP lawmakers and right-leaning experts said the rule strips away a valid choice for Americans. Short-term plans are generally less expensive than...

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