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Eligibility Criteria and Online Application for Federal Health Insurance Pool

July 1, 2010

federal health insurance poolThe Department of Health and Human Services ( released new information today on how to access the new Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) established by The Affordable Care Act. The new plan makes health coverage available to individuals with pre-existing conditions that have been uninsured for at least 6 months.

Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia will administer the plan themselves. Twenty-one states elected to have HHS administer the new plan (find your state here). 

Information on how to apply for the new Pre-Existing Condition Plan in your state is available at To download the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan brochure, click here.

More information on the new plan will be included in future blog posts.


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