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Resource ID: #20929
Subject: Insurance
Source: U.S. News & World Report
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Date: June 2 and June 30, 2003

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Too boost their fortunes, insurance companies have forced legislatures to create state-sponsored, but industry run, insurance plans. In these plans are placed individuals the insurers don't want to handle. These especial plans have become an industry in itself and people are being turned away with no coverage. In the follow-up story "A medical mistake", reporters concluded that "doctors and their insurers were trying to significantly limit victims' awards based on shaky evidence".

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