House Democrats Launch Investigation Into Short-Term Plans

By Ariel Cohen
March 13, 2019 at 7:04 PM
Democrats on the House Energy & Commerce Committee continued their effort to crack down on the Trump administration’s expansion of what they call “junk insurance,” launching an investigation into a dozen groups that market or offer short-term, limited-duration health plans. Health subcommittee Chairwoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA), oversight subcommittee Chairwoman Dianna DeGette (D-CO) and full committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) sent letters on Wednesday (March 13) to 12 entities selling short-term plans, including insurers, brokers and agents. The Democrats asked the...

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