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Re: [IP] Pre-Existing Conditions

James Watson wrote:
> Somewhere in the back of my mind is the thought that the old
> clause in health insurance about "non coverage of
> pre-existing conditions" had been found illegal/immoral/or
> generally not nice.  According to my memory, this makes it
> impossible for a new employer to exempt coverage for
> example, diabetes.
> Does anyone know whether my mind is completely gone, or if
> there is some thread of truth in it.

As wiith anything else in law, it's not that simple or direct. People can
get around the "pre-existing condition" clauses ONLY if they are coming from
another existing current medical insurance plan that was already paying for

Ted Quick
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