Trumpcare Pre-existing Conditions: Pregnancy, Sleep Apnea Could Make You Pay More

By Nicole Chavez, CNN

Millions of Americans are uncertain about their future as a new health care bill heads to the Senate.

The American Health Care Act would shake things up. It could open the door for insurers to charge sick people and pregnant women much higher premiums.

Under Obamacare, all insurers are required to charge everyone the same premium, despite their medical history. This new version of the bill would weaken protections for those with pre-existing conditions.

What is a pre-existing condition?
It’s a “health problem you had before the date that new health coverage starts,” the US Department of Health and Human Services says.
An estimated 52 million of adults under 65 years have pre-existing health issues, an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation found.

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