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Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Underinsured - A Growing Problem

The AMNews runs a story about an often forgotten group of individuals, the underinsured.  The story reports on the harm that results from extremely high deductibles which make it hard for individuals to pay their health bills.  The doctors discussing this issue are calling for legislation that will address the problem of inadequate insurance, much like the Health Insurance Portabilty and Accountability Act (HIPAA) addressed preexisting condition clauses.    [bm]

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