Insurance firms defend rescissions as fraud control

Washington Post, September 8, 2009

Rescission, or canceling insurance coverage on grounds that the company was misled, has become central to the healthcare debate as President Obama tries to tap into dissatisfaction with the insurance industry to build support for reform efforts. Each of the bills pending in Congress would prevent insurers from rejecting clients because of preexisting conditions. Insurance company officials say they need to be able to cancel policies to control fraud, which by some estimates reaches $100 billion annually.


MOST POPULAR

SPONSORED REPORTS
SPONSORED HEADLINES

SIGN UP

FREE e-Newsletters Join the Council Subscribe to HL magazine

SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

100 Winners Circle Suite 300
Brentwood, TN 37027

800-727-5257

About | Advertise | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Reprints/Permissions | Contact
© HealthLeaders Media 2014 a division of BLR All rights reserved.