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Lawmakers press insurers on cancellations
Modern Healthcare

House leaders are urging seven major health insurance companies to end the practice of dropping patients once they get sick and to allow independent, third-party evaluations whenever a policy is rescinded or canceled.

The letter comes on the heels of media reports that WellPoint systematically dropped coverage for women who suffered from breast cancer—a claim CEO Angela Braly has vehemently denied.

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