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On Friday, The Oklahoman published an op-ed on SB 1251, which prohibits insurers from considering domestic violence to be a pre-existing condition.
You’ve seen a lot of these arguments before, but this publication gives them wider reach.
Apart from obviously being good public policy, SB 1251 is perhaps the sole example of consumer-friendly insurance legislation to remain alive during the current legislative session. It’s this bill or nothing this year.
Here’s the first paragraph. Go to News OK at the following link to read the rest.
Domestic violence bill merits support
BY JEFF RAYMOND
Published: May 7, 2010
When Oklahomans think of pre-existing conditions, they think of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. They also should think about domestic violence. A bill in the Legislature would add Oklahoma to the 42 states with laws to prohibit domestic violence from being a pre-existing condition.