Obamacare is the real ‘junk’ insurance

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Vice President Kamala Harris extolled the president in a speech last month for “fighting to expand access to affordable healthcare” and lambasted right-wing “extremists” for “trying to take away healthcare coverage.”

So it’s ironic that one of the Biden administration’s latest moves, a rule cutting the maximum duration of a short-term health plan from three years to no more than four months, will take away health coverage on which millions of people rely.

Democrats call short-term plans “junk” insurance. But that claim doesn’t hold up to scrutiny. As Cato Institute scholar Michael Cannon pointed out, the majority of short-term plans are comprehensive policies that cover high-cost medical events.

Click to read the full article in the Washington Examiner.

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