Appeals Court Seems Poised To Uphold Trump’s Short-Term Plans Rule

By James Romoser / March 20, 2020 at 6:02 PM
Two members of a three-judge panel on Friday (March 20) seemed inclined to uphold the Trump administration’s expansion of short-term, limited-duration health plans that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act’s market reforms. Judge Thomas Griffith and Judge Gregory Katsas -- both conservative members of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit -- suggested that the short-term plans do not necessarily undermine the purpose of the ACA, despite arguments to the contrary from consumer advocates and safety-net...

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