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Not all parts of Obamacare are objected to by three major insurers…

While we’re waiting for the Supreme Court to make a decision on the health Care law, at least three major insurers promised yesterday to continue following some of the rules in the law.

United Healthcare, representing about 26 million people that could be affected by a change in the law, said it would allow young adults to stay on their parents’ policies up to age 26, wouldn’t reinstate lifetime limits on coverage and would continue to offer cancer screenings and other preventive services without co-payments. It also would maintain a third-party appeals process for treatment denials and wouldn’t cancel policies retroactively.

Later in the day, Humana said it would continue the same provisions. Aetna, said it would retain the young adult provision, the preventive care benefits and a third-party appeals program, but didn’t include a reference to lifetime limits on coverage or retroactive cancellation.

Public opinion polls have shown these provisions to be very popular, even among people who say they don’t like the overall law.No other comments on significant provisions in the law, such as the requirement that applicants with preexisting conditions must be accepted for insurance after 2014.

No word yet from the Romney folks on this set of announcements.

Quote of the Day

“I rise to call my colleagues’ attention to a truly disturbing development in the health care debate. A colleague of ours has called for an investigation into a major health care company because this company informed its customers of its concerns about health care legislation that this colleague of ours introduced.

“Humana is headquartered in my hometown of Louisville and, yes, I care deeply about its 8,000 employees in Kentucky. But this gag order, Mr. President, this gag order applies to all Medicare Advantage providers. ‘Shut up,’ the government says. ‘Don’t communicate with your customers. Be quiet and get in line.'”

– Republican leader Mitch McConnell attacking Max Baucus stopping Medicare Advantage- related (ie: government funded) Insurance Companies from putting out false information on the proposed Health Care legislation.

(In 2004, Humana’s chairman and former CEO David Jones donated a million dollars to the McConnell Center for Political Leadership, a University of Louisville academic center… Interesting, no?)

The Republican leader made sure to note his connection to Humana on the floor.

“Humana is headquartered in my hometown of Louisville and, yes, I care deeply about its 8,000 employees in Kentucky. But this gag order, Mr. President, this gag order applies to all Medicare Advantage providers. ‘Shut up,’ the government says. ‘Don’t communicate with your customers. Be quiet and get in line,'” he said.

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