NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

Obamacare's Unintended Consequences: People Buy Short-Term Policies

April 22, 2016

Obamacare has driven individual health insurance premiums up so high people are forgoing comprehensive coverage in favor of short-term policies. That is not to say short-term medical insurance is completely wrong-headed. It is appropriate for exchange students and other visitors to the U.S. However, it is usually not an appropriate choice for permanent residents.


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