GAO probe flags 8 brokers for deceptive marketing

Dems, Health Experts Say Feds Need To Crack Down On Non-ACA Plans

By Amy Lotven / September 21, 2020 at 3:17 PM
Updated Story Democratic lawmakers and health care experts say more must be done on the federal level to combat the fraudulent sale of non-ACA compliant plans after a Government Accountability Office undercover investigation highlighted misleading marketing tactics used on consumers seeking comprehensive coverage. Eight out of 31 insurance agents contacted by GAO secret shoppers in a recent probe provided potentially misleading information to enroll the shoppers in non-ACA compliant products. GAO plans to refer the plans to...

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