Pennsylvania Among 17 States Turning Over High-Risk Insurance Pool Responsibility To Feds

WHYY's Elana Gordon, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "Pennsylvania and 16 other states are handing over their special insurance programs for people with pre-existing health conditions to the federal government Monday. Consumers enrolled in the so-called high-risk pool, PA Fair Care, have received letters telling them the transfer is automatic but that they may see 'changes to benefits, treatment plans, deductibles and access to provider networks'" (Gordon, 7/1). Read the story.

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