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House health panel eyes putting consumer warnings on short-term plans
Modern Healthcare

Democrats and Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday signaled they could band together to slap clear consumer warnings on short-term limited-duration health plans.

The bill by Health Subcommittee Chair Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) aims to temper the Trump administration’s move to let people keep short-term plans for up to three years. These plans offer limited benefits and the insurers can deny claims they deem as a symptom of a pre-existing condition.

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