Bare-bones health plan | definition of bare-bones health plan by Medical dictionary
bare-bones health plan
bare-bones health plan A popular term for a low-cost, no-frills or “stripped-down” health insurance policy, which is the minimum required by law for companies which have a legal obligation to provide healthcare for their employees.
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Republican critics blasted the new rules, especially the reprieve for bare-bones health plans
that don't provide all the ACA-mandated benefits.
(2002, May) Bare-bones health plans
: Are they worth the money?
Business lobbyists this year are pressing for legislation that would allow health insurers to offer bare-bones health plans
, enabling small businesses to waive costly mandates.