On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor released a final regulation to implement President Trump’s executive order calling for the expansion of association health plans (AHPs). The new rule raises numerous issues affecting state regulation, insurance markets, and the consumers and individuals who buy private insurance coverage. In her latest entry to the State Health & Value Strategies program’s “Expert Perspectives” blog, CHIR’s Sabrina Corlette outlines key provisions of the AHP final rule and discusses implications for state regulation, market stability, and consumers’ access to affordable, high quality coverage. You can read the full article here.
Originally posted on Center on Health Insurance Reform’s CHIR blog.