Doctor Chris Taylor, left, examines the ear of Medi-Cal patient Richardo Alvarez, 5, at the Las Palmas Health Clinic in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, March 3, 2005. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Insurers Are Again Selling Child-Only Health Policies After Interventions From States, Study Finds

One of the first provisions of the Affordable Care Act to take effect prohibited insurers from turning down children younger than 19 on the grounds that they had a preexisting medical condition. The provision was supposed to make coverage more accessible to vulnerable kids whose families were trying to buy coverage on the individual market. […]