Making the rounds in news coverage of the Affordable Care Act this week is talk of the growing number of Americans receiving notification that their health insurance plans have been canceled. A result of the ACA’s requirement that health plans offer a certain amount of essential health benefits, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney calls such canceled plans “substandard policies that don’t provide minimum services.”

However, several members of the Employee Benefit Adviser group on LinkedIn disagree with this premise.

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