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With Pressure from HHS and Congress, Insurers Address Rescission Policies
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As Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was speaking Tuesday at the American Hospital Association’s annual membership forum in Washington, DC, several insurers were being asked to clarify coverage policies—particularly in regard to rescissions—in advance of a federal deadline under the new healthcare reform act.

Sebelius told hospital leaders about media reports that emerged last week on “how the nation’s largest insurance company, WellPoint, was specifically targeting women with breast cancer with the goal of canceling their coverage.”