Insurance Discrimination

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Rethink the link between insurance premiums and wellness programs

Wellness programs that track physical activity and use incentives to reward progress are seen as a novel way to make health insurance pricing more equitable, but there is a fine line between rewarding personal responsibility and discriminatory pricing schemes.

New report finds insurers continue to discriminate against HIV enrollees

New evidence has surfaced that claims insurers continue to discriminate against costly, sick patients.

Discrimination accusations plague insurers

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act was meant to stop insurers from discrimination against consumers with pre-existing or expensive-to-treat conditions. Yet many critics worry new barriers from healthcare insurers continually lead to certain bias,  reports the Associated Press.