American Medical Association Condemns Insurance 'Purging'

The American Medical Association said it took an important step today to protect the rights of patients and ensure they have access to health care. At its annual policy-making meeting, the association voted to include in its health care agenda a policy against "purging," a practice that includes charging certain subscribers much higher premiums with no financial data to back up the need for such increases as a way to get them off the subscriber rolls. . "Health plans charge fees for health...Full Story
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