Accommodations sought for chronically ill

Accommodations sought for chronically ill, victims of domestic violence Advocates press for help for thousands of consumers with pre-existing illnesses who also face a March 31 closure of high-risk insurance pools and in addition for married victims of household abuse so they can be eligible for subsidized coverage. In the mean time, the administration indicators it may relax a necessity that insurers spend 80 % of most premium dollars on medical care because of the added expense due to the troubled rollout of the exchanges . The Wall Street Journal: Deadline Looms for 'High Risk' Enrollees Thousands of high risk people who have existing medical conditions remain signed up for a federal health-insurance program slated to close March 31, rendering it likely the Obama administration again will need to extend this program or risk seeing ill people lose coverage.