Wis. Bill Would Limit Pre-Existing Condition Denials

Law360, New York (April 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Wisconsin State Assembly has passed a bill that would restrict health insurers' ability to deny coverage for individual customers' pre-existing conditions, following the introduction of a similar bill in the U.S. Senate last month.

The Assembly voted 61-38 to pass Assembly Bill 100, known as the Pre-existing Condition Modification Bill, on Tuesday. The bill will now go to the State Senate.

The bill, which was introduced Feb. 27 by a group of seven Wisconsin assembly members, would allow insurers to impose a pre-existing condition exclusion,...
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