CORRECTION: CMS Pulls Back Marketing Of High-Risk Insurance Pools

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT) -- The federal government has ended an “aggressive” marketing campaign to enroll people in the health care law's pre-existing condition insurance pools, with enrollment around 60,000 — a fraction of the government's original estimates — but officials say they still expect enrollment to grow.

The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan no longer requires the “aggressive outreach and education campaign” regulators launched last year, according to the May 25 letter from the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight.

A spokesperson for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,...
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