California Pre-Existing Condition Plan a go San Francisco Chronicle
October 26, 2010
California’s new federally backed health plan for the medically
uninsurable – the first consumer program offered under the
federal health law – began operating Monday after weeks of delays
waiting for contracts to be finalized.
The high-risk pool, known as the Pre-Existing Condition Plan, is
available to legal residents who’ve been uninsured for six months
prior to applying for the federal program and have a medical
condition that has put private coverage out of reach.