Typical Short-term plans force people to renew after one year, making them change insurance companies. This leads to gaps in coverage, premiums to rise faster, and incentivizes people to remain uninsured because they cannot afford the expensive plans through Obamacare.
The ability to purchase these STLDI plans is one of the solutions laid out in
Watch Rep. Fulcher's debate statement here (https://fulcher.house.gov/in-the-news?ID=0E659912-FFB6-41C4-9DBE-1E5C566593C2).
Read the full bill text here (https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/987/text).