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54 Million Could Be Subject To Insurance Denials If ACA Overturned

By Ariel Cohen
October 7, 2019 at 6:11 PM
About 27% of adults under the age of 65 have preexisting conditions that could make them uninsurable in the individual or non-group markets, should the courts overturn the Affordable Care Act, according to a recent analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Before the ACA’s major insurance reforms took effect in 2014, private insurers on the individual market could take a person’s health status into account and deny coverage or hike costs if that person had a preexisting condition. Kaiser found...


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