Hard-to-insure people: Get set to sign up

    On Wednesday, August 4, Pennsylvania will begin accepting applications for the state’s new insurance plan for people with medical conditions such as cancer and asthma.

    On Wednesday, August 4, Pennsylvania will begin accepting applications for the state’s new insurance plan for people with medical conditions such as cancer and asthma.

    Experts say people who’ve been denied coverage because of their health status will get affordable coverage through the program.

    There aren’t many slots. State officials say they have money to enroll about 5,600 people between now and 2014. The cost is $283.20 a month plus co-payments. Go to www.PAFairCare.com or call 1-888-767-7015 for more information.

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