Blue Promise: Short-Term or Shortsighted?


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Even if you don’t have short-term limited duration insurance (STLDI), you should still be worried about changes to these policies. Once reserved for temporary coverage lapses, recent policy changes could make these plans seem like a good option for those looking to purchase inexpensive health coverage. Pati McCandless, BCBSTX Vice President of State Health Policy, joins Dr. McCoy and co-host Ross Blackstone, BCBSTX Director of Strategic Influence, to talk about the limitations of STLDI policies and the impact they could have on the health insurance market as a whole. You can view these discussions in video format on YouTube ( Blue Promise is an online video blog and podcast that aims to address complicated health issues with candid conversations from subject matter experts. New editions are published regularly and are hosted by Dr. Dan McCoy, President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

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