Some people are afraid that if they tell the truth on a health insurance application they will be rejected. Yes, given the current laws, there is a chance that if you have a pre-existing condition you may be turned away. However, if you lie about such a condition, the insurance company will certainly find out can legally cancel your policy. It is in your interest to be honest. Even if you have a pre-existing condition you might be eligible for some amount of catastrophic coverage.
Talk honestly and confidentially with a health insurance agent—you may be surprised by what you learn!!