By DAVID BOGDONA and MARCEL JACOBESENAssociated PressThe United States’ health care industry is trying to come to terms with the health law’s new requirements that insurers cover people with pre-existing conditions, including those who had pre-cancerous skin cancers.
Insurers are also stepping back on coverage for some older people who might need the extra coverage.
While the industry says its health plans are still making healthy choices to keep customers healthy, some insurers have stopped offering those services in the most popular parts of the country, including in states that expanded Medicaid under the law.
Insurance companies are also moving to cover people who lost coverage for preexisting conditions through the Affordable Health Care Act, which the industry argues is the best way to help people stay healthy and pay their medical bills.
The law requires health insurers to cover coverage for pre-existing conditions, such as diabetes, cancer and certain heart conditions, and to offer it on the exchange if a person qualifies for federal subsidies to help pay the premiums.
But some states have not fully covered the full cost of covering those with pre