Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

  • In March 14, 2018 file photo, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta speaks during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is preparing to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people that would cost less but could cover fewer benefits than current plans. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Tuesday rolled out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people that could lead to lower premiums but may also cover fewer benefits than current plans.