The parade barely passed by and confetti was still strewn on the streets, when insurance corporations went looking for loopholes in the Health Care Reform law, arguing about their responsibility to cover treatment of children with pre-existing conditions. Without a public option to compete against, private insurance companies tried to set the drumbeat the public marches to. Read this article by Robert Pear for the New York Times:
Coverage Now for Sick Children? Check Fine Print
However, the Department of Health and Human Services intervened after the above article was published and Robert Pear wrote this follow-up article explaining insurance companies’ new stance on the issue.
Insurers to Comply With Rules on Children
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