What is a Pre-Existing Condition? - Definition & Laws


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The monthly fee a person pays for health care coverage is called a:

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1. Which new law ensured that people in the U.S. with pre-existing conditions would not be denied health care coverage?

2. A pre-existing condition is a condition that has:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz ask you about definitions and examples that will show your familiarity with pre-existing conditions. See if you can apply your existing knowledge to the health care laws after 2014.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on such things as:

  • Name for the monthly fee for health care coverage
  • New law that ensures health care coverage is not denied due to pre-existing conditions
  • Meaning of pre-existing condition
  • Examples of pre-existing conditions
  • Limits placed on pre-existing conditions coverage and benefits under the new health care coverage law

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to test skills, such as:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding the 2014 health care law coverage limitations and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the name for the monthly fee for health care coverage
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify examples of pre-existing conditions

Additional Learning

Find out more about this topic by reviewing the lesson called What is a Pre-Existing Condition? - Definition & Laws. Take a look at information presented about:

  • Laws before 2014
  • The health insurance marketplace
  • Effective date of the current federal health care law