Comments on Interim Final Rule for the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Program File Code OCIIO-9995-IFC

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) looks forward to the implementation of the federally-run Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) program. Disproportionately high rates of cancer, diabetes, and Hepatitis B persist within Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) populations. Compounding these disparities, 17% of Asian Americans and 21% of…