Latest Pre-existing condition Stories

2011-05-16 14:43:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of widely publicized changes occurred last fall that allow parents to obtain health care coverage for children with pre-existing conditions and to extend coverage to their sons or daughters until age 26.

2011-03-01 08:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of Americans oppose the "individual mandate" clause in the health care reform law that requires all Americans not already insured to purchase health insurance, according to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO ) Only 22 percent support the mandate. But certain arguments in favor of the mandate seem to sway opinion back toward support of the measure.

2011-02-09 00:01:28

Health Care Reform has dominated headlines for months, sparking political and even constitutional debates. However, there are some valuable consumer benefits built into the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, some of which are already in place today.

2011-01-18 09:25:00

Americans living with pre-existing conditions are being freed from discrimination in order to get the health coverage they need, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a statement released Tuesday.

2010-11-04 08:01:00


2010-09-30 12:38:00

More than 3,000 People Have Applied for PA Fair Care; Coverage to Begin Oct. 1 SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2010-09-23 10:34:00

Key Milestones Effective Today Make Health Insurance More Affordable for Families HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2010-09-23 07:57:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) today announced the agency's support for six major provisions to the Affordable Care Act that go into effect on September 23.

2010-09-22 06:57:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The six-month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act marks an important milestone for millions of Americans who have long-awaited access to affordable, quality health care.

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