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The People Who are Behind "Pre-Existing Conditions"


Check out NPR's story about a big reform for health insurance -- eliminating payment denials based on "pre-existing" conditions.  A fresh take by talking to the real people who determine "Pre-Existing Conditions:"

Health Overhaul May Cure Pre-Existing Conditions

Alex Blumberg and Chana Joffe-Walt
December 18, 2009 
One part of the health care overhaul bill does seem to have broad support. It would change the individual insurance market — that's where people buy insurance on their own, rather than through an employer. Under the measure, insurance companies would not be allowed to deny you coverage based on pre-existing medical conditions. 
Listen to the NPR audio here:

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