From Kaiser Family Foundation: Larry Levitt Follow @larry_levitt on Twitter , Rachel Fehr , Gary Claxton , Cynthia Cox Follow @cynthiaccox on Twitter , and Karen Pollitz Published: Oct 31, 2018 The Trump administration earlier this year issued a regulation that expands the availability of “short-term” health insurance plans that do not have to comply with any of the rules in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for plans sold in the individual market. Specifically, the regulation allows short-term plans to be offered for up to 364 days and renewed at the discretion of the insurer for up to three years. Short-term plans are also expected to be more attractive now that ACA’s individual mandate penalty has been repealed, since people previously enrolling in these plans were liable for the penalty. Short-term plans pose tradeoffs for consumers. On the one hand, they typically have substantially lower premiums than ACA plans. On the other hand, they exclude people with pre-existing c
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