Stop “Junk” Insurance Plans

Tips for Submitting a Good Comment

Comments don’t need to be long, or technically detailed. The most important thing you can do is share your personal/professional experience, and how you would be affected by the proposed rule. If you do have a professional credential (faith leader, physician, social worker, etc.), be sure to include that. “Form” comments will not be taken as seriously, so please use the framework below to make your comment uniquely yours, or write your own!

How to Submit your Comment

  1. Visit the Regulations.Gov website for the proposed rule change.
  2. Enter your comment in the comment box. You can copy and paste our template  – but don’t forget to make it your own! You can also upload your comment as a Word Document or PDF.
  3. Enter your contact information, press continue, and follow the on-screen instructions to submit.

Comment Template (that you can copy and paste)

Dear Administrator Verma,

As a person of faith, I oppose the proposed rule CMS-9924-P, regarding short-term, limited-duration insurance plans. Our faith teaches us to care for the most vulnerable, and the adoption of the proposed rule would undermine the marketplace and leave many people without insurance. I am gravely concerned about the ability of insurance companies to again discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions.

As a (INSERT TITLE HERE), I have concerns about the proposed rule because

In my life, I have seen the positive effects of the Affordable Care Act because

I thank you for the sincere consideration of the opinions of people of faith, and ask you to deny the proposed rule CMS-9924-P.