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Obama administration winds down plan for 'uninsurables'

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/16/2013 @ 5:18 pm In Health | No Comments

(Associated Press) Citing financial concerns, the Obama administration has begun quietly winding down one of the earliest programs created by the president’s health care overhaul, a plan that helps people with medical problems who can’t get private insurance.

In an afternoon teleconference with state counterparts, administration officials said Friday the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan will stop taking new applications. People already in the plan will not lose coverage.

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