OMB Reviewing Association Health Plan Rule, Expected Out By Summer

By Amy Lotven / May 9, 2018 at 7:49 PM
The Trump administration's controversial proposed rule promoting association health plans (AHPs) is under review by the White House and is expected to be released this summer. If finalized, the rule would loosen the definition of an employer under ERISA to encourage creation of AHPs that could cover workers from various industries and include sole proprietors and their dependents. Republican lawmakers and other AHP supporters have praised the rule as a way to provide more affordable coverage choices. But Democrats and...

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