Lisa Girion

Health Insurers Refuse to Limit Rescissions

Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.)
Put on the spot at a Congressional hearing, health insurers defend policies that target the sickest

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June 17, 2009 -- Executives of three of the nation's largest health insurers told federal lawmakers in Washington on Tuesday that they would continue canceling medical coverage for some sick policyholders, despite withering criticism from Republican and Democratic members of Congress who decried the practice as unfair and abusive.

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