“Your state will only do business with insurance companies that agree to the terms set by your state's insurance commission. That keeps underwriter(s) from attempting to sell you a can of corn with "insurance policy" on the label.
Your state insurance commission doesn't have jurisdiction outside your state so they're not able to protect you in the event you're a victim of interstate fraud.
The fact you can't purchase interstate health insurance is likely more to do with your state's commission and not the federal government. Georgia allowed it's residents to purchase interstate health insurance but no underwriters signed up to do business.
The insurance industry is exempt from anti-trust laws. Interstate health insurance could be extremely risky for the policy holder who might end up with few or no legal options.”
talljohn777 on Dec 10, 2013 at 17:51:59
“And guess what those are the things that should have been addressed by Congress, not all of the other mess that they have made...”
“"they end up competing with legitimate American Citizens for jobs and public assistance, among other scarce economic resources."
Nah Cleetus, they simply work for the illegal employers who recruit, transport, house and employ them for dirt wages.”
Canary503 on Dec 10, 2013 at 07:15:47
“An person without documentation can only "win" that competition because they cannot stand side by side with the citizen and claim the same wages, the same benefits and the same workplace protections. If they could---via comprehensive reform, there would be no artificial advantage for the powerless.”
eschew obfuscation on Dec 9, 2013 at 23:03:00
“Sorry g 00b er. I know it's pretty complicated for some. Regardless of who recruited, transported, housed and employed them, THERE ARE 30 MILLION FOREIGN NATIONALS RESIDING WITHIN THE SOVEREIGN BORDERS OF THE US AGAINST THE LAW.”
eschew obfuscation on Dec 9, 2013 at 23:01:46
“Cut the "cleetus" n0nsense, g00b er. Regardless of who recruited, transported, housed and employed them, THERE ARE 30 MILLION FOREIGN NATIONALS RESIDING WITHIN THE SOVEREIGN BORDERS OF THE US AGAINST THE LAW.”