|medical insurence for cancer
Jan 11, 2007
A young man was diagnosed and is now being for cancer. His emploryer just changed health insurence companies and the new company says they will not cover him. Is this legal?
| Response from Ms. Franzoi
I do not have enough information to respond to this. Is this a large group plan or a small group plan? Are participants covered as a group or applying individually, i.e., is this a group plan or individual policies? Are you referring to a pre-existing condition exclusion? What does the plan state about what is covered and what isn't? Typically, when an employer changes insurance companies, all currently covered employees and eligible dependents, regardless of their health status, continue to be covered. I suggest you take the policy to a local attorney and ask for assistance.
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