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Friday, June 25, 2010

Health Insurance For People With Pre-existing Conditions

By Jessica Freedman, MD, MedEdits

A great article in the New York Times outlines the governmental plan to provide health insurance for patients with pre-existing medical conditions. This relief may come for some as early as July 1st.

As medical school applicants prepare for interviews, it is wise to habitually read the health reform and policy related articles in a publication such as the New York Times. While interviewers will never expect you to be an expert in these areas, they want to know that you have a general idea of what is going on in our nation and that you aren't living in a cave (or a laboratory)!