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National Health High Risk Pool Association Available to Discuss Role of Pools in President Elect Obamas Health Care Reform Plans
Date:11/11/2008

High Risk Pools provide insurance to over 200,000 un-insurable Americans

who are turned down for health insurance due to pre-existing health

conditions.

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of State Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans (NASCHIP) will be available for comment, describing the role state "high risk pools" can play as President-Elect Obama and Congress seek health care coverage for all Americans.

WHO: Lanny Craft, Chair NASCHIP and Executive Director of Comprehensive Health Insurance Risk Pool Association of Mississippi

Lynn R. Gruber, J.D., Chair Communications Committee for NASCHIP President and CEO of Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association (MCHA)

WHAT: Leaders of NASCHIP are available to answer reporter questions about the role of high risk pools in health care reform, and more. Gain information about state specific , high risk pool: operations, membership, benefits, funding, and leading challenges.

WHEN: Available for Interviews Upon Request

The National Association of State Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans (NASCHIP) was established in 1993 to provide educational opportunities and information for state high risk pools that have been, or are yet to be created by state governments to serve the medically "uninsurable" population.


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