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Preexisting Condition

Arthur Delaney

High-Risk Pools: Slow Start To New Program To Help The Uninsurable

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the past six months, Mary Duffy of Redwood City, Calif. has eagerly awaited news about how to apply for a program created by the health care refor...

DNA Is a Preexisting Condition

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Philip Neches

What if we could do something about our sub-optimal DNA programming? It would be a health revolution -- and a field day for insurance companies.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Denies Newborn Health Insurance Over 'Pre-Existing Condition'

Fort Worth Star-Telegram | JAN JARVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At birth, Houston Tracy let out a single loud cry before his father cut the cord and handed him to a nurse. ... "How can he have a pre-existing ...

Why I Voted for Health Insurance Reform

Rep. Edolphus Towns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Edolphus Towns

Now, Americans with pre-existing conditions will no longer be denied coverage. No longer will insurance be too expensive for individuals and their families to afford. That's why I voted 'yes' on Sunday.

I'm About to Dive Into Health Reform's High Risk Pool

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

I'm actually a prime candidate for one of the key provisions being touted by the bill's supporters; the high risk pools that will be created in the next 90 days for people with pre-existing conditions.

The Great Thing About the Health Care Law That Has Passed? It Will Save Republican Lives, Too

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

Please, my Republican friends, if you can, take a quiet moment away from your AM radio and cable news network this morning and be happy for your country. We're doing better. And we're doing it for you, too.

Congress Should Try Living Like the 30 Million Americans Without Health Insurance

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Marler

If you did not have health insurance, wouldn't you try to figure out a way to get it? Wouldn't you try to figure out how to fix Medicare and Medicaid costs long-term?

GOP Health Care Bill WON'T Prevent Insurance Companies From Denying Sick People

Wall Street Journal | JANET ADAMY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are preparing to unveil their own health bill in the next few days. Minority Leader John Boehner (R., Ohio) said Monday that the plan woul...

Cancer Patient Faces End Of Insurance

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. Sandra Ingram's health in...

Dr. Oz's Free Clinics Help The Uninsured

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On Saturday, September 26, television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz hosted a free clinic in Houston, one that attracted over 1,700 people. It was the larg...

Mercury Is Poison

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

If you want a preview of what health insurers may do if they're forced to cover people with pre-existing medical conditions, have a look at what Mercury Insurance wants to do to drivers with pre-existing driving conditions.

Woman Denied Health Care Insurance After Rape Tells Her Story (Video)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Christina Turner was drugged and raped by two men in 2002. After taking anti-HIV drugs prescribed by her doctor as a preventative measure, Turner was ...

When Donating A Kidney Becomes A Pre-Existing Condition

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. Some organ donors are imp...

Outpouring Of Support From Seattle Community After Food Bank Burglary

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. Last Tuesday night, the R...

Aislin Bates: Colorado Toddler Denied Health Insurance For Being Underweight

Huffington Post | Eric Sorensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The parents of a two-year-old girl in Colorado are unable to obtain health insurance for their daughter because the insurer, United Healthcare Golden ...

Health Care Industry and Congress -- We're on to You, and We're not Going to Take It Anymore

Kathie McClure | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathie McClure

Why would an otherwise sane Atlanta soccer mom brave hail, snow and tornadoes to drive across the nation inspiring others to petition lawmakers?