Domestic Violence: a pre-existing condition
The SEIU (Service Employees International Union) blog recently posted shocking news. In DC and six other states, insurance companies claim that domestic violence is a pre-existing condition. Including DC, they are Idaho, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
In a related survey, half of the national carriers (8 out of 16) claimed domestic violence as a pre-existing condition.
We need health care reform now!