I thought the old plans were the “junk” plans. Sick Kids Denied Specialty Care Due to Obamacare in Washington | The Weekly Standard.
“Administrators at Seattle Children’s today said they predicted this would happen, and it’s even worse than they expected,” says the local news anchor. “Patients being denied specialty treatment at the hospital by insurance providers on the Washington health benefits exchange. Children’s filed request on behalf of 125 of their patients. Of those, they say they got only 20 responses, eight of which were denials. Dr. Sandy Melzer says all this comes after reassurances of certain unique specialty cases would still be covered.”
I must admit this is not something I anticipated. Also, who ARE the insurance providers on the Washington State insurance exchange?