Do insurers still discriminate against sick people despite the ACA?

January 29, 2015 8:25 PM

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One of the most notable aspects of the Affordable Care Act was that insurance companies couldn’t discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions. But they have found ways to still do it, which could potentially throw off the whole system once patients start to congregate to different plans.

Companies might not be turning them away entirely now, but they are finding ways to essentially push people away with drug prescription pricing, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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