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  • Getting health insurance coverage

I have a pre-existing condition. Can I get coverage?

Yes, you can get coverage! Now, because of the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies cannot deny you coverage or charge you more if you have pre-existing medical condition such as back pain, diabetes, or cancer.

Once you have coverage and have paid for any deductibles, co-insurance or co-payments required, your insurance company cannot refuse to pay for treatment for a pre-existing medical condition.

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