Texas health insurance company boosts diabetes programs

Health Insurance company merger Aetna

Aetna is now selling two programs geared specifically toward tackling the disease in that state. Texas health insurance and the medical system as a whole is in a virtual crisis due to the number of people in its population that have diabetes, and Aetna is hoping to help to overcome that by offering two new programs geared specifically toward this disease. The state has over 1.7 million adults who are living with diabetes at the moment. Research has indicated that this is a whopping 12 percent greater than the national…

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California insurance program a major success among those with pre-existing conditions

California may have been the last state to launch an interim health insurance program before the Affordable Care Act takes effect, but its program is now ranked the second most successful behind that of Pennsylvania’s. The program began several months after the health care reform law was passed. It was created to offer those with pre-existing medical conditions, such as cancer and diabetes, access to affordable health insurance policies. The state received an unexpectedly high federal grant to promote the program, which saw its enrollment skyrocket in recent months. When…

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