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Parents urged to sign up kids now for health insurance
Sacramento Bee

The push is on to enroll thousands of children who previously could not get health coverage or whose parents paid much higher premiums because of their children’s pre-existing medical conditions.

Under new federal rules that took effect last fall, children with chronic health conditions cannot be denied coverage.

California went one step further: Insurers may not charge premiums more than double the rate of covering healthy children.