Getting Rid of The Dogs

by
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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