Staying Healthy to Stay in the Workforce: The Role of Health Insurance

Hall, Jean P.
June 2009
Policy & Practice (19426828);Jun2009, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p24
The article offers information on the high-risk health insurance pools coverage in Kansas. It states that people can qualify the pool when they have been turned down by two different insurance companies and offered a plan that permanently excludes coverage for pre-existing health condition. In response, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded the state with funds to conduct a study that would enhance health services to disabled workers in the state's high-risk pools.


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