U.S. to Lower Public Insurance Premiums for People with CF and other Pre-Existing Conditions
June 2, 2011
A public insurance program designed for people with pre-existing conditions like cystic fibrosis will soon be cheaper and easier to sign up for.
Officials announced Tuesday that Pre-Existing Condition Insurance premiums will be reduced by up to 40 percent in 18 of the 23 states where the plan is offered.
People with cystic fibrosis and other pre-existing conditions have often struggled to find insurance coverage, since private insurance companies consider them “high risk.”
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