CBO Still Assumes More-Robust Short-Term Plans Will Emerge In Market

By Amy Lotven / October 7, 2020 at 3:19 PM
The Congressional Budget Office tells senators it still expects there will eventually be two types of short-term plans -- traditional short-term plans that provide little coverage and others that provide enough benefits for CBO to consider enrollees “covered” -- but says it will continue to monitor the market. Democratic Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Chris Murphy (D-CT0 had asked CBO to rethink its assumptions, pointing to studies showing the more-robust versions of the plans haven’t materialized. But several health policy...

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