Between 36-122 Million Americans Have Pre-Existing Conditions That Would Restrict Health Insurance Coverage

Between 36-122 Million Americans Have Pre-Existing Conditions That Would Restrict Health Insurance Coverage

Health insurance providers have a long history of telling individual policyholders — and people shopping for individual policies — that their care isn’t covered or their policy is voided because of a pre-existing condition. Starting in 2014, that is all supposed to stop when a condition of the Affordable Care Act kicks in, making it illegal for health insurers in the individual market to deny coverage, increase premiums, or restrict benefits because of a pre-existing condition. Question is: Just how many people are we talking about? [More]