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Short-term plans, which originally were limited to three months’ duration, were expanded by the administration to last a year and allowed to be renewed for up to three years. (Photo: Getty)

Senator Tammy Baldwin, D-WI, has introduced a measure to overturn an expansion put in place by the Trump administration of short-term health plans.

According to The Hill, although the likelihood of successfully killing off the expansion of what Democrats term “junk insurance plans”—because they don’t have to cover the 10 essentials required by the Affordable Care Act—is low, the objective is to force a vote on the record by Republicans on the plans.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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