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Profit-seeking Health Insurers Seek Profits
The Health Care Blog

No one who sees this headline should read any further. There is no news here. So why is everyone getting lathered up about it? Let me explain.

Healthcare reform becomes official this week, as many of the provisions of the legislation kick in. One provision requires insurers to accept children with preexisting conditions while capping what they can charge, undoing a standard industry practice.