By Sabrina Corlette, JoAnn Volk, and Justin Giovannelli
In response to President Trump’s October 12 executive order, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury have published proposed rules to expand the availability of health coverage sold through short-term, limited duration insurance. The public has until April 23, 2018 to submit comments on these proposed rules; the new standards are slated to be effective 60 days after publication of the final rules.
In a recent “Expert Perspectives” publication for State Health & Value Strategies, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, CHIR experts summarize the proposed rule and its potential impact, and provide a menu of options for states seeking to protect consumers and stabilize their insurance markets. You can read the full brief here.