Short-Term Health Plans: The Pros And Cons

(By – Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health news)

Open enrollment for 2016 ends Sunday for those who buy health plans from the private market or health insurance exchanges.

But if you don’t act by the deadline, are you completely out of luck?

Not necessarily. If you lose your job, have a new child in the family or experience another qualifying life event, you may be eligible for a special-enrollment period during the year.

Another option is a short-term health plan. Read more…

 

 

Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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