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Re: [IP] health insurance

Yes, New federal law says if you had coverage with a company, and you
transfer to a new company, the insurance company there has to take you with
no waiting period (no pre-existing condition clause).  

From: Michael <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted
Subject: Re: [IP] health insurance
Date: Tuesday, August 04, 1998 7:52 AM

> Michael and others,
> In California, these policies will not accept you if you are
> diabetic or have any other chronic condition.   A few of them will
> accept asthma or allergies.  I researched all this first for my
> husband before we were married and then later for myself (a year and
> a half ago).  In California the only insurance open to nonaffiliated
> diabetic is high risk health insurance.  It is costly, covers only
> minimal supplies, and has exorbinant co pays.  At the time I was
> most desparate, I called the state for help and after being
> endlessly shuffled around was told that my options for health
> insurance were:

OK, but if you already have coverage aren't they required to cover 
you and waive the waiting period??

email @ redacted
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/