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People with pre-existing conditions may become eligible for insurance

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Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 12:00 am

State Assemblyman Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, introduced legislation on Tuesday that, if approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, will ensure that Californians with a pre-existing medical condition may purchase insurance at what Pan describes as a reasonable rate.

Assembly Bill 1X2 would limit the reasons health plans can charge Californians higher premium rates due to age, family size and geographic region.

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2 comments:

  • Ed Walters posted at 12:47 pm on Fri, Feb 1, 2013.

    the old dog Posts: 616

    Catherine: One possable reason would be cost. Evidently people with a pre-existing health problems will now be able to purchase health insurance at a reasonable price, only question, are they working at the present time and help pay for it, most likely not. I am not against people receiving health care. One and only reason it was not affordable, just like the people on unemployment receiving another 52 weeks of unemployment, two ways to look at that, it will cost the government $52 billion dollars to fund that program, and with a constant income would lesson peoples desire to look for work. The same with the Affordable Care Act, the cost. In three months the debt ceiling will surely be raised meaning the country will be another trillion or so dollars in the hole. People will work the system to their advantage. Keep in mind that the President endorced "Acorn" until the truth be known and now, no more Acorn. You do remember what Acorn was all about don`t you?

     
  • CATHERINE ERICKSON posted at 10:08 am on Thu, Jan 31, 2013.

    FRITZY9 Posts: 17

    Wow....you mean the Affordable Care Act that was robbing Medicare, all the Republicans said in the 2012 election? Hmmm, I wonder why Republicans fought and hated something that could help so many people in America? Seems to be a benefit to society, right? Hmm.....and remember they thought of it first(The Heritage Foundation) but when the ideas were embraced by President Obama it was a bad, bad, evil thing! One has to wonder why?

     
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