At long last, the Trump administration has created a “freedom option” for people suffering under Obamacare. A final rulemaking issued last week reverses an Obama-era regulation that exposed the sick to medical underwriting. The new rule will expand consumer protections for the sick, cover up to two million uninsured people, reduce premiums for millions more, protect conscience rights, and make Obamacare’s costs more transparent.
- “Is Obamacare Now Truly Optional?,” Podcast with Michael F. Cannon and Caleb O. Brown
- “Is Obamacare Now Optional? New Rule Expands Consumer Protections in Short-Term Health Plans,” Cato Capitol Hill Briefing
- “Obamacare Is Now Optional,” by Michael F. Cannon
- “Short-Term Plans Would Increase Coverage, Protect Conscience Rights & Improve ObamaCare Risk Pools,” by Michael F. Cannon