Bennet, Hickenlooper Join 38 Senate Colleagues in Urging Biden Administration to Limit Junk Health Plans That Undermine Standards of Affordable Care Act
Junk Plans Can Deny Coverage to People With Pre-Existing Conditions & Are Not Required To Cover Essential Services Like Maternity Care, Prescription Drugs, Substance Use Disorders & Emergency Room Care
Feb 17, 2022Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper joined U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and 37 Senate colleagues in urging Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and the Biden Administration to limit the sale and availability of short-term, limited-duration insurance (STLDI) plans, also known as “junk plans,” because of their failure to provide adequate, comprehensive health insurance coverage.