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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Health & Fitness

Poll: Most know someone with pre-existing condition


In the past, insurance companies have regularly restricted policies for people with pre-existing health conditions. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll asked participants if their family included someone with conditions considered pre-existing, such as cancer, asthma or diabetes.

* Yes, 57 percent

* No, 42 percent

* Don’t know/refused, 1 percent

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll, Aug. 13-19