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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

Preexisting Condition

Limits on Preexisting Condition Exclusions

A preexisting condition exclusion period is the period of time that a group health plan can legally limit access to the health benefits offered by that plan because of a preexisting condition.

Does your health plan impose a preexisting condition exclusion period, including a hidden preexisting condition exclusion period ?