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Patient’s Bill of Rights

On June 22, 2010, President Obama announced new regulations that include a set of protections that apply to health coverage starting on or after September 23, 2010, six months after the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. These new protections create an important foundation of patients’ rights in the private health insurance market that puts Americans in charge of their own health.

Children and Adults with Pre-existing Conditions 

Data in these files indicate the estimated number of children and adults with pre-existing conditions in each State and Congressional District.