Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 10/11/2017

Trump's Planned Executive Order Could Face Legal Challenge

October 10, 2017
President Trump's imminent executive order to drive the creation of associated health plans and reverse an Obama-era rule limiting the role of short-term insurance plans could upend the small and individual group markets but it is unclear whether the impact would be immediate even despite the president's call for quick action. Several sources note that an executive order can only direct departments and agencies to make a change, and the agencies themselves would have to take that action through regulations,...

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