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Patient Groups: Senate Bill Doesn’t Eliminate Insurance Cap
HC Pro - Janice Simmons, for HealthLeaders Media

More than 60 groups representing individuals with chronic conditions, orphan diseases, and other medical conditions—including the National Organization for Rare Disorders, the Hemophilia Federation of America, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society—wrote in a letter to Congress that the Senate healthcare reform bill does not really eliminate annual and lifetime insurance caps. The groups are supporting adoption of the House bill instead because the legislation would eliminate caps.