If he’s elected, short-term health plans belong on Trump’s to-do list

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It appears that former President Donald Trump has all but locked up the Republican presidential nomination after winning the New Hampshire primary. He has long vowed that, if elected, he will scrap and replace the Affordable Care Act. “We’re going to fight for much better healthcare than Obamacare,” he pledged while campaigning in Iowa earlier this month.

He’d do well to start by terminating the Biden administration‘s proposal to restrict short-term health plans to a maximum term of three months, with the possibility for a one-month renewal.

Democrats argue that short-term plans are “junk” coverage. In reality, they’re viable, affordable alternatives to exchange plans. That scares Democrats who want to protect the exchanges from competition.

Click to read the full article in the Washington Examiner.

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