Why selling insurance across state lines might be a bad idea
Its a popular proposal, especially among Republicans: Let people save money by buying insurance coverage from another state, where policies might be cheaper. But its not a good idea, according to Kaiser Health News.
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It’s a popular proposal, especially among Republicans: Let people save money by buying insurance coverage from another state, where policies might be cheaper. But it’s not a good idea, according to Kaiser Health News. The reasoning was laid out in a webcast.
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump supports the selling of insurance across state lines, as does Ted Cruz, but the idea isn’t new. In fact, according to Kaiser, the idea has been kicking around for more than 10 years.
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Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.
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