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Funds lacking for high-risk pools: lawmaker
Modern Healthcare

There will not be enough money available to support the states in launching the new reform law’s high-risk insurance pools, Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas), chairman of the Congressional Health Care Caucus, said during a briefing sponsored by Health Affairs in Washington. The White House this week is expected to announce an ambitious high-risk insurance pools program, which will offer special coverage for uninsured people with medical problems.