Short-term plans, whichoriginally were limited to three months' duration, were expanded bythe administration to last a year and allowed to be renewed for upto three years. (Photo: Getty)

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

According to The Hill, although the likelihood ofsuccessfully killing off the expansion of what Democrats term “junkinsurance plans”—because they don't have to cover the 10 essentials required by the Affordable CareAct—is low, the objective is to force a vote on the record byRepublicans on the plans.

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Marlene Satter

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