Ann Arbor, MI (August 9, 2018)
“Bare bones health insurance plans are about to be more accessible, and this is bad news for Michigan,” writes CHRT Policy Fellow Dr. Michelle Moniz.
“Last week, the Trump administration released a final set of rules on what are known as “short-term health plans.” Set to go into effect on Aug. 10, these rules could create a disaster for many Michigan families, and it is essential that the state take action now to promote health and financial security in our state.”
Read the full op ed, “Trump’s new rule to allow short-term health insurance plans is dangerous for moms and kids,” at the Detroit Free Press.
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