Can I Get Health Coverage for a Child with a Pre-Existing Condition?

There’s good news for children with pre-existing conditions who are below the age of 19. Under the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, they can’t be denied coverage under group plans and most individual family or child-only policies. This applies even if your child has a potentially life-threatening medical condition like asthma or diabetes. This rule applies to all […]

How Can I Get Health Insurance Coverage if I Have a Pre-existing Condition?

If you have a pre-existing medical condition and are shopping for health insurance, expect special treatment. How special? Well, kind of like a felon carrying the Ebola virus. You may as well stick a “kick-me” sign on your back. You’ll either be denied coverage, charged extra for premiums and out-of-pocket costs, or you might just have […]