Published: July 6 2009
by Robert Michel
Rescinding health policies of 20,000 people in past five years saved health insurers $300 million
For years, Americans have heard news stories about the sick patient whose health insurance policy was rescinded in the midst of a health crisis. Now comes public acknowledgment—at a Congressional hearing no less—that this business practice exists!
Comment from Leslie
Examples given in this article include a nurse from Texas who was dropped from insurance coverage because of an undisclosed visit to a dermatologist and a woman from LA woman because of non-disclosure of weight medication that she is no longer on and because she has irregular periods.