How a Gap in Health Insurance Coverage Affects Care

Lousy insurance isn't necessarily better than no insurance. And a break in insurance coverage can set a person on a slippery slope where preventive care is often skipped, The Commonwealth Fund reports. What if the Supreme Court strikes down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in whole or in part?

1 comments on "How a Gap in Health Insurance Coverage Affects Care"
richard.vangorder (6/6/2012 at 1:36 PM)

I am in this boat - I was unemployed and uninsured in 2011 for 7 months but I paid for my physician, lab and medication out of pocket. Now I am employed and insured but the insurance won't pay any claims due to pre-existing conditions. So I am about to be hauled off to debtors prison because the insurance I and my employer are paying for is not paying for my care. So much for the USA being the greatest country in the world.


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