The Contra Costa Times is running a series of articles about the challenges for those with “pre-existing conditions,” some by the award winning Sandy Kleffman at the Contra Costa Times and some by Emily Bazar of the Center for Health Reporting.
Health care reform will soon provide new options: California is set to get $761 million to help Californians who are “uninsurable,” although that is probably a fraction of what is needed until 2014, when insurers will no longer be able to deny coverage.
I am participating in a “LIVE CHAT” online at NOON TOMORROW, Friday at ContraCostaTimes.com/live-chats. I’ll be joined by Patrick Johnston, president and CEO of the California Association of Health Plans, so it should be a lively conversation. Join us!