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Study: Insurers May Use Drug Costs To Discriminate

Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law, in an effort to discourage them from choosing certain plans,

01/28/2015

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Insurers Find Ways To Discourage Sick From Healthcare Enrollment

Consumer advocates warn that insurers are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling for Obamacare.

08/27/2014

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour Continues

Romney might say he won’t restrict a woman’s right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I’m with you, but I’m running for president for Pete’s sake.

10/10/2012