Is mandating health coverage legal
Joshua Peck, co-founder of the advocacy group Get America Covered, disputed that the decline is the result of a stronger economy.
He noted that the economy has been growing each year the Affordable Care Act has been in place.
Until recently, if you didn’t enroll in minimum essential coverage and were not exempt from the mandate you could owe a federal tax penalty known as the shared responsibility payment. Short term plans last from 30 to 364 days with duration limits varying by state.
Short term medical is designed as temporary health insurance coverage for people who are in between major medical policies.
That included 5 million fewer people on Medicaid – even though the program is free to enrollees.This information is shared with social media services, sponsorship, analytics and other third-party service providers.