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Monday, May 24, 2010

Health-Insurance Regulators Control Fate of Existing Policies

“Now that Congress has imposed new requirements on health insurance plans, regulators are trying to resolve another big question: Which plans must comply with the requirements? In keeping with President Obama’s promise that you can hold on to your insurance if you like it, the new law exempts existing health plans from many of its provisions. But the law leaves it to regulators to decide how much a health plan can change without giving up its grandfathered status. ” (Washington Post, Monday)

Let the rule-writing begin.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Myth of Health Insurance” by Thomas Szasz