OHIC: Short-term health plans not approved for sale in R.I.

R.I. HEALTH INSURANCE COMMISSIONER Marie Ganim noted that short-term health plans are not approved for sale in Rhode Island, despite a federal rule expanding access to the limited health care option. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ RUPERT WHITELEY
PROVIDENCE - The Trump Administration’s plan to expand access to short-term, limited duration health plans which omit coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act won’t affect Rhode Island’s ban on the plans, according to the Office of Health Insurance Commissioner. The plans were intended for individuals who experience a gap in insurance coverage. They are…

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