- As early as this week, according to two sources, the White House will announce a new directive allowing insurers to continue offering health plans that do not meet ObamaCare's minimum coverage requirements.
- Prolonging the "keep your plan" fix will avoid another wave of health policy cancellations otherwise expected this fall.
- The cancellations would have created a firestorm for Democratic candidates in the last, crucial weeks before Election Day.
- The White House is intent on protecting its allies in the Senate, where Democrats face a battle to keep control of the chamber. [The Hill]