Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Program (PCIP) to pay Brokers

June 1, 2011

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making several changes to the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP), and making it easier to qualify.

Beth Uselton is a patient advocate with the Tennessee Health Care Campaign and she said, "For many decades people with pre-existing conditions were often locked out of insurance or small group insurance market."

Uselton said these are important steps to get insurance to the people who need it the most. "The irony is that so many people who have high health needs, or already have a medical condition, are some of the people least likely to be covered by the private insurance market." Broker will be able to direct insureds to this program and earn a commission beginning in the fall More

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