The AHCA allows insurers to charge more for people with preexisting conditions, which was illegal under the ACA. While insurers can not deny someone due to preexisting conditions, they can ‘price them out of the market’. According to a report by the AARP, some of the premiums could reach as high as $25,700 per year for people in high-risk pools. Some of the preexisting conditions are rather straight-forward, such as cerebral palsy, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes. However, what has caused quite the stir is some of the other very common ‘preexisting conditions’ like acne and migraines being possible reasons for hikes in people’s premiums.
Here’s a list of most of the preexisting conditions that could lead to premium hikes: