Topic: pre-existing health insurance coverage

We have been notified of the following:


U.S. House and Senate Notification

Thursday, February 10, 2011



To:                  Congressional Health Staff



From:             Amy Hall, Director, Office of Legislation

                        Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services



Subject:   Uninsured Americans with Pre-existing Conditions Continue to Gain Coverage through Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today made new resources available to the media, consumer groups, states, health care providers, and others to increase awareness of the Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP), a health plan for uninsured Americans with pre-existing conditions created by the Affordable Care Act.

This temporary program covers a broad range of health benefits and is designed as a bridge for people with pre-existing conditions who cannot obtain health insurance coverage in today

THIS INFORMATION IS NOT INTENDED NOR IMPLIED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER