Key House, Senate Dems Ask HHS To Scrap Proposed Short-Term Plans

April 13, 2018
Key House and Senate Democrats called on the Trump administration to withdraw its proposed rule on short-term health plans, saying the plans, which are less expensive than ACA-compliant ones, are “deceptive” and would undermine consumer protections. Democrats repeatedly have called on Republicans to drop what they call “junk insurance,” but thus far their attempts to sway the GOP have fallen flat. In a Friday (April 13) letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, HHS Secretary Alex Azar and Labor Secretary Alex...

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