American Lung Association National President and CEO Responds to Release of Final Short-Term Limited Duration Rule

Statement of American Lung Association National President and CEO Harold P. Wimmer, in response to the release of the final Short-Term Limited Duration Rule:

“The short-term plans now allowed by the Department of Health and Human Services will not offer sufficient healthcare coverage for those living with a lung disease such as asthma, lung cancer or COPD. Lung disease patients need access to treatment to be able to breathe. This is a reckless course of action that will negatively impact the health of patients around the country.”

For media interested in speaking with an expert about the importance of quality and affordable healthcare, contact Allison MacMunn at the American Lung Association at [email protected] or 312-801-7628.

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Allison MacMunn
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