Getting Rid of The Dogs

Abby Zimet

More innovation from the insurance industry.
Legally prohibited from discrimination but unwilling to pay the high
costs of keeping alive one Ian Pearl, a 37-year-old with muscular
dystrophy, New-York based Guardian simply cancelled its entire line of
coverage in the state. In an email, a company executive argued the
company should "get rid of" high-cost "dogs" like Pearl. The hell that awaits so many private insurers is filling up fast.


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