OPINION PIECES BY PLAINTIFF ORGANIZATIONS
Efforts to resist “junk health insurance” in Congress and the courts
Meg Murray, CEO, ACAP. Annapolis Capital-Gazette, January 26, 2020
Trump’s “junk” health care plans threaten people with mental illnesses.
Mary Giliberti, CEO, NAMI. Salon, October 21, 2018.
What APA is Doing For You: Fighting to Protect Patient Protections in Insurance Law.
Saul Levin, M.D., MPA, CEO, American Psychiatric Association. October 17, 2018.
Short-term health plans = long-term problems.
Meg Murray, CEO, ACAP. Modern Healthcare. April 27, 2018.
Three ways ‘fake insurance’ is undermining the health coverage market.
Meg Murray, CEO, ACAP. Washington Examiner. April 26, 2018.
Short-Term, Limited-Duration Plans: A Disaster for Women and Families.
National Partnership for Women & Families (fact sheet.) April 2018.
Trump’s Insurance Changes Will Undermine Coverage.
Meg Murray, CEO, ACAP. Managed Healthcare Executive. March 6, 2018
Short-term insurance challenger warns plans are a ‘threat to public health’ HealthCare Dive, February 27, 2020
Health Groups Bash Short-Term Insurance Rule At DC Circ. Law360, February 26, 2020
Advocates Call For STLD Plan Limits After Report Confirms High Costs Inside Health Policy, February 25, 2020
A Miami man who flew to China worried he might have coronavirus. He may owe thousands. Miami Herald, February 24, 2020
Fighting for Coverage Managed Healthcare Executive, February 8, 2020
NC regulators see a rise in complaints about short-term health insurance North Carolina Health News, January 30, 2020
Critics: consumers should be wary of short-term health plans Associated Press, January 22, 2020
Report: Short-term health plans risk leaving patients uncovered. Wisconsin Examiner, December 12, 2019
Senators oppose CMS promoting short term, limited duration plans. Health Payer Intelligence, December 5, 2019
A doctor’s scribbled note leads to patient losing health insurance. Houston Chronicle, November 27, 2019
It’s Enrollment Time for Obamacare. New York Times, November 22, 2019
Critics say ‘junk plans’ are being pushed on ACA exchange. Washington Post, November 20, 2019
Buyer Beware: ‘Junk Plans’ Plague Health Care Market (Editorial). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 8, 2019
A Woman’s Grief Led To A Mental Health Crisis And A $21,634 Hospital Bill. Kaiser Health News/NPR, October 31, 2019
Health Insurance That Doesn’t Cover the Bills Has Flooded the Market Under Trump. Bloomberg News, September 17, 2019
Health System Sues Thousands Of Patients, Seizing Paychecks And Claiming Homes. Kaiser Health News. September 10, 2019.
The Next Assault on Affordable Healthcare: Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Plans. Forbes (opinion), July 12, 2019.
Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans.. New York Times, June 12, 2019.
Pa. woman was convinced she bought Obamacare insurance. She got scammed by a look-alike website. Philadelphia Inquirer, May 22, 2019.
States Step Up to Protect Insurance Markets and Consumers from Short-Term Health Plans. The Commonwealth Fund, May 2, 2019.
Skimpy health plans touted by Trump bring back familiar woes for consumers. Los Angeles Times, April 2, 2019.
Commentary: Short-term, limited-duration health plans pose risks for patients, healthcare providers. Modern Healthcare, February 23, 2019.
Short-Term Health Insurance Isn’t As Cheap As You Think. Consumer Reports, October 2, 2018.
Affordable Health Insurance is On the Ballot in 2018. Ms. Magazine. September 27, 2018.
Patient advocates, healthcare groups sue Trump administration to preserve insurance protections. Los Angeles Times. September 14, 2018.
Lawsuit aims to block Trump ‘short-term’ health plans. Associated Press, September 14, 2018.
Lawsuit Seeks to Block Trump Health Insurance Effort. Wall Street Journal, September 14, 2018.
Health Groups Sue Over Short-Term Insurance Plans. Roll Call. September 14, 2018.
Health groups sue to block Trump expansion of non-ObamaCare plans. The Hill. September 14, 2018.
Patient groups sue Trump administration over short-term health plans. Washington Examiner. September 14, 2018.