Insurers propose to close gap

  1. Insurers propose to close gap

    With Democrats' rise, the industry crafts a plan for 47 million who lack health coverage.
    WASHINGTON-With Democrats vowing to make healthcare a top priority, the insurance industry Monday unveiled a proposal to extend coverage to nearly 47 million uninsured persons.

    The move by America's Health Insurance Plans, which represents companies that provide coverage to more than 200 million people, focused attention on an issue politicians have shied away from for more than a decade.

    Insurers propose to close gap - Los Angeles Times