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Insurer WellPoint says it will only cancel health care coverage in cases of fraud
Los Angeles Times

Health insurer WellPoint Inc. said Tuesday it will start complying ahead of schedule with a health care reform provision that limits cases in which insurers can cancel coverage when a customer gets sick.

The Indianapolis insurer said that starting May 1, it will follow a reform guideline that restricts cases of rescission only to instances where a patient committed fraud or intentional misrepresentation.