‘Junk Insurance’ Plans, Banned Under ACA, Could Be Back If Cruz Gets His Way
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) offers an amendment to the Senate health care legislation that would allow individual insurers to offer the cheaper, less-comprehensive plans if they also sell plans that comply with the ACA’s coverage requirements.
Sen. Ted Cruz Wants Senate Repeal Legislation To Allow Cheaper ‘Junk Insurance’
A proposal by Sen. Ted Cruz to let insurers provide less comprehensive coverage under the Senate health care bill could lead to an explosion of limited-benefit “junk insurance” in states that weaken consumer protections in the Affordable Care Act. (Pugh 6/30)
Cruz Insurance Proposal Underscores Trouble With Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions
Health insurers are nervous about a new deregulation proposal by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz that could be added to the Senate Republicans' struggling legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Meyer, 6/30)