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Fact Sheet: The Health Care Law and Temporary Insurance for People With Pre-existing Conditions

En español | An important provision in the health care law provides funding to offer temporary health insurance to people who cannot access health insurance through other means.

This provision, officially known as the Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP), is a first step in helping people with pre-existing health conditions get the insurance coverage they need. This temporary program will operate until Jan. 1, 2014, when individuals will be able to buy health insurance through state-based purchasing pools called exchanges. … Back to Article

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