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6 Things You Need to Know About Insurance

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You can't be turned down for health insurance even if you have a preexisting condition

Starting in 2014, you can't be denied health insurance because you're sick or have a health condition. That means if you are obese, have delivered a child (yes, some insurers called that a preexisting condition) or have asthma, cancer, ADHD, diabetes—you name it—you won't be discriminated against when it comes to receiving medical coverage. (Read more about Health Insurance Horror Stories.)

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