A Look At The Health Law 'Fixes' And Who's Affected

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The House has passed the "Keep Your Health Plan Act," a proposal from Representative Fred Upton of Michigan.

The bill would allow people to keep health insurance plans that are considered "substandard" under the Affordable Care Act. The measure also allows insurance companies to continue selling those plans to new customers.

The president has promised to veto it if it reaches his desk. Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti gets the latest from NPR's Scott Horsley.

Meanwhile, who has these insurance policies that are considered "substandard," and what will the impact of the "fixes" be on insurers? Here & Now's Robin Young gets a primer from Sarah Kliff, heath policy reporter at The Washington Post.


This segment aired on November 15, 2013.


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