Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 03/14/2018

Idaho Insurance Commish: State Plans Will Cover Pre-Ex Conditions, EHBs

March 13, 2018
Idaho Insurance Commissioner Dean Cameron told Inside Health Policy that preexisting conditions and the Affordable Care Act's 10 essential health benefits will be covered under Idaho's updated and restructured state-based insurance plans, following the Trump administration's decree that the state plans as earlier envisioned would violate federal law. The state has no interest in pivoting to the administration's proposed short-term plans, as the Trump administration recommended, due to those plans' split risk pools, and the state's plans likely will participate...

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