Insurance Industry Agrees Coverage Too Often Denied
An article in today's NYT notes that 11% of all individuals who apply for health coverage are not offered a policy after the insurers review their medical conditions, and that rises to nearly 30 % for those in their 60s but too young for Medicare, according to a new industry survey to be released Wednesday. The industry’s trade group will release proposals to change that, including asking states to serve as reinsurers for high-risk cases.
The article also includes links to the proposal
I would not have anyone adopt my mode of living...but I would have each one be very careful to find out and pursue his own way, and not his father's or his mother's or his neighbor's instead. Thoreau, Walden