Murphy Slams 'Junk' Health Insurance Plans

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Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy spoke at a press conference on Thursday in Washington, D.C., on the importance of open enrollment for health care plans, which begins on November 1.

Alongside fellow Democratic senators, Murphy talked about the costs advertised during open enrollment and how companies have promoted “junk insurance plans" that give individuals with pre-existing conditions no protection.   

“You do a Google search this morning for open enrollment and the first ad that comes up is for a company selling a health insurance plan that costs $30 a month. Well, let me tell you, $30 a month doesn’t get you any health insurance.”

Murphy’s statements come after Senate Democrats voted on Wednesday to roll back a Trump administration rule on the plans.