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Health Reform Would Spend $5B to Create High-Risk Pools for Uninsurable
HC Pro - Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media

Both House and Senate health reform proposals would nationally standardize the widely varied “high-risk pools” that provide health insurance to 200,000 people who, because of pre-existing medical conditions, are shut out of the individual health insurance market. Two reports from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation released Monday describe these risk pools in detail and discuss issues that need to be considered in a national transition.