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Feds open high-risk insurance pool
Modern Healthcare

The chronically ill and frequently sick can begin taking advantage of one of the White House’s key selling points under the new health reform initiative, though administration officials warn the sooner they act, the better.

Starting today and running through 2013, individual states—some with an assist from the federal government—will offer health insurance coverage to those who otherwise have been turned down by private payers due to a pre-existing condition.