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High Risk Pools Still Struggling -- What Does it Mean for Health Reform?

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 - 14:26
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 - 13:00
High-risk pools designed to provide coverage to those with pre-existing conditions before health reform takes full effect in 2014 largely continue to struggle to attract customers, according to a story today in The Washington Post. The federal government hasn't provided new numbers since early November, but the 8,000 figure given at that time paled in comparison to the 375,000 originally predicted for 2010.

HHS to Drop Premiums for High-Risk Pools to Boost Enrollment

Monday, November 8th, 2010 - 13:17
Monday, November 8, 2010 - 11:38
The Department of Health and Human Services has decided to lower premiums by 20 percent in the high-risk insurance pools it runs in 23 states and the District of Columbia to boost lagging enrollment, according to Kaiser Health News. The high-risk pools are designed to give coverage options to those with pre-existing conditions until broader insurance reforms take effect under health reform in 2014.

High Risk Pool Regulations Released

Friday, July 30th, 2010 - 9:43
Friday, July 30, 2010 - 09:04
The administration has released regulations governing the new high-risk pools that will cover those who are uninsured because of pre-existing conditions until larger health reform provisions take effect in 2014.