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Old 06-10-2018, 02:13 PM
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Default Re: Trumpís Justice Department Refuses To Defend Obamacare In Court

Originally Posted by saltwn View Post

seen on twitter: My wife has stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. We are on COBRA due to her company shuttering. When COBRA runs out 8/19 her preexisting condition will prevent coverage. DOJ policy change may very well kill my wife. Vote them out
If the COBRA runs out on 8/19, that means she/they had 18 months to obtain coverage elsewhere, like maybe the husband's job? The condition would not be considered 'pre existing' as long as they have had continuous coverage.

While I am in favor of covering pre existing conditions, I also believe that they should pay higher premiums for that coverage, as they have not been contributing to the insurance pool previously to off set the known higher expense that condition will cost.
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