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California’s pre-existing health condition plan getting new funds
Sacramento Bee

California will receive $118 million in federal funds to bolster its 2012 coverage of adults with pre-existing medical conditions.The state-run, federally funded Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, or PCIP, was created last year to insure the uninsurable – those who because of their medical conditions have been denied coverage by insurers or who have had to pay prohibitive insurance premiums to ensure they were covered.