Tag: Short-Term Medical

Why Do Politicians Want To End Short Term Plans?

Are Short Term Insurance Plans “Junk”? We hear a lot of talk in the news about short term insurance plans. Democrats were furious last year when the Trump Administration undid an Obama-Era regulation that limited these plans to three months maximum per policy. The short term health insurance plans now last for up to 12 months and, in some cases, may be renewed for up to 36 months. For many, this is a welcome decision

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Open Enrollment Is Over

Open Enrollment ended on December 15th, 2018. You will not be able to enroll in a Marketplace plan again for the 2019 plan year without a Special Enrollment Period. However, this does not mean you do not have options to get healthcare in 2019. There are several options for people who missed the deadline. One of the main options is a short-term medical plan. These plans used to only last for three months. However, in

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Short-Term Isn’t So Short

For the last few years short-term health insurance plans have only been allowed to last for a maximum coverage period of three months. This decision forced many families into overly expensive health plans in the Healthcare.gov Marketplace. On October 2nd all of that changed. These plans are now allowed to last for one year just like any other medical plan. This means that you have more options, more networks, and often better prices to choose

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