Short-term health plans won’t cover pre-existing conditions and they don’t offer coverage for certain medical services.
Short-term health plans won’t cover pre-existing conditions and they don’t offer coverage for certain medical services. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file photo
Short-term health plans won’t cover pre-existing conditions and they don’t offer coverage for certain medical services. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file photo
Ask Emily

Ask Emily

Emily Bazar answers your questions about California’s new medical world

No health insurance? The pros and cons of short-term plans

January 29, 2016 02:37 PM

UPDATED January 29, 2016 02:58 PM

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