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Marin Voice: My Obamacare experience
Marin Independent Journal

Just over four years ago — after leaving a former company — I applied for individual health insurance for our family, only to find that my one-year-old daughter was denied coverage based on a pre-existing condition.

Pre-existing condition?

She had two — possibly three — ear infections in her first year of life and was therefore deemed too much of a risk for Blue Shield of California.