Short Term Health Plans Skimp on Medical Payments

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A new report by the trade publication┬áModern Healthcare shows just how little short-term care plans spend on enrollees’ medical claims.┬áThe report found that some plans spent as little as 9 cents of every premium dollar they collected on medical care. The average paid out among the short-term plans analyzed in a report by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners was 39.2%. That’s a far cry from the 80% of premiums health plans are required to spend on medical care to comply with the Affordable Care Act. The figures shine a harsh light on just how little short-term health plan policyholders Read More …