Raising Women’s Voices

Hope for Those with Pre-Existing Conditions

Posted in DC Reform, Pre-existing conditions by raisingwomensvoices on March 19, 2009

On March 17 Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, and Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.), member of the House Education and Labor Committee, announced their intention to introduce The Pre-Existing Condition Patient Protection Act. The bill will aid the 133 million Americans living with at least one chronic condition, and would require the secretary of Health and Human Services to submit a report to Congress on the extent of adverse selection. The bill has been endorsed by over 22 organizaitons.

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