Wednesday, May 27, 2015
"House Bill 1514, which would add a special label to the health insurance cards of people purchasing health plans on the exchange created by the Affordable Care Act, passed the Texas Senate late Tuesday evening.
The bill, which passed the House earlier this month, would apply to more than a million Texans with “qualified health plans” purchased on Healthcare.gov by adding a new label — “QHP” — to their insurance cards. It passed 20-11 and now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott for approval."
Full Story: Texas Health Insurance Card Bill Clears Senate
But they (the legislators) decided to remove the "S" (for Subsidized) label from the new ID Cards. Since subsidized policies are the only ones that have a 90 day grace period, what purpose does the QHP label serve? A lot of non
-subsidized plans are Qualified Health Policies, which don't have 90 day grace periods. What's the logic in sporting a QHP label if the "S" isn't allowed?