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No more applications for pre-existing conditions program
Sacramento Business Journal

The federal program serving Californians with pre-existing medical conditions is in its final year of operations, so no new applications will be processed after March 2. Authorized by the Affordable Care Act, the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Program was designed to serve as a bridge in coverage until other provisions take effect in 2014 that prevent insurance companies from charging more or denying coverage to people with pre-existing health conditions.