Health Care

ACA presents complex choices for people with disabilities

01 October 2013

By Tara Kulash, St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Plans available on the new health insurance marketplaces won’t be able to turn away consumers, or charge them more, because of pre-existing medical conditions. For individuals with chronic illnesses or disabilities, that means they should be able to shop on the same playing field as healthy consumers.

That was a key change in the Affordable Care Act, which barred insurance companies from denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions.

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