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Consumers to Face New Limits on Private Short-Term Health Insurance - WSJ

Under a proposed rule, the administration aims to limit short-term health plans to three months, or four months if consumers opt to extend them

Isn’t it wonderful when government bureaucrats, who rail in court filings about big corporations limiting “consumer choice,” who never have to worry about facing a job loss, a gap between jobs, or the spiraling cost of healthcare on their mega Cadillac plans, decide that they know what’s best for your family’s healthcare coverage?

Some consumers seek out temporary plans because they are generally less expensive than ACA plans, offer flexible coverage periods such as 30 days or three years, and can be obtained any time of the year rather than just during the once-a-year ACA open-enrollment period.

Huh, that’s weird. These plans are offering options that consumers actually want, and are willing to pay for without making their neighbors subsidize them via tax credits.

Short-term plans could provide coverage with fewer benefits at premiums 54% lower than ACA-compliant plans

They found this one weird trick online to save you money: they don’t charge male subscribers for maternity care.

This younger, healthier demographic is considered important for restraining premiums that could rise if mostly older or sicker people enroll in coverage.

Social Security worked out so well that we decided to bring that successful business model to health insurance!

The Biden administration plans to limit short-term health policies that are typically less comprehensive than Affordable Care Act plans, in part because of concerns the products undercut the Obama-era health law.

This isn’t about you, your family, your economic freedom, or your budget. It’s about them protecting their vanity project.

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