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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

New health coverage starts Aug. 1

Posted By on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 2:25 PM

The state Insurance Department announced today that Arkansans can begin applying Aug. 1 for the new pre-existing condition insurance plan required by new federal health legislation.

Here's the announcement

Ernest Dumas wrote in detail for us a couple of weeks ago on this and the other many benefits provided Arkansas under the health legislation. Republicans in Congress, including Senate hopeful John Boozman, are still busy trying to tear this down. Ask them why jerking insurance from the previously uninsurable is a good thing.

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