• Democrats just made a play to make their signature healthcare issue stand out on the campaign trail

    5 days ago - By Chron

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    Senate Democrats forced a vote to roll back the Trump administration's new rule expanding the use of short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans on Wednesday.
    Short-term, limited-duration plans are cheap alternatives to Obamacare marketplace plans.
    But they lack key protections for Americans with preexisting conditions.
    Democrats say the expanded use of short-term plans would harm people with preexisting conditions, while the GOP argue expanding the plans gave consumers more choice.
    The vote ultimately failed, but bringing the preexisting condition...
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