TITLE

Running for Cover

AUTHOR(S)
Pickert, Kate
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Time;4/26/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 16, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses U.S. health-care insurance available at low cost and the pitfalls associated with contracting with them. It describes a case in which welding businessman Paul Gaznick converted to a low-cost health-insurance policy during the economic crisis only to find that it did not cover medical bills when his son was injured. Massachusetts residents are said to have been inundated with fraudulent medical insurance offers since the Commonwealth passed a law making medical insurance coverage mandatory. The article advises readers to be skeptical of so-called medical-discount plans and limited-benefits plans.
ACCESSION #
49371685

 

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