What's so great about private health insurance?

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Author(s) Michael Hiltzik
Source Los Angeles Times
Date August 3, 2009
URL http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik3-2009aug03,0,6650122.column
Quotes-start.png "Have hay fever, asthma, a cholesterol pill prescription? Are you a woman of child-bearing age? You're virtually uninsurable at an affordable cost. Even if you're accepted, your carrier reserves the right to cancel your policy retroactively if it finds that you left even a tiny condition from years back off your application. The public option may be your lifeline -- if it's enacted." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should be passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.