Short-Term Insurance Plans Are Enticing, Low-Cost Alternatives for Healthy People


By Anna Gorman
The Washington Post, Dec. 3, 2018

Newly-available short-term insurance plans are an enticing, low-cost alternative for healthy people, with federal rules allowing plans that last up to three years. Colorado resident Gene Ferry, 66, recently bought a short-term health plan for his wife, Stephanie, who will become eligible for Medicare when she turns 65 in August. The difference in the monthly premium price for her new, cheaper plan through LifeShield National Insurance and the policy he had through the ACA is $650. Read More…