ACA Sign Forty-three percent of short-term plans examined don’t include mental health coverage, while 62 percent don’t cover substance abuse treatment and 71 percent don’t cover outpatient prescription drugs. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A liberal-leaning nonprofit and the nation’s largest health insurance lobby are both raising concerns about the effects that short-term health plans are having on the American insurance market.

In an analysis of short-term health plans offered through two major online insurance marketplaces, the Kaiser Family Foundation found that many of the plans did not provide coverage for benefits that are required for Obamacare plans.

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