Definition of preexist
: to exist earlier or before
Examples of preexist in a Sentence
an advanced Mesoamerican civilization whose apex and collapse preexisted the arrival of Europeans by hundreds of years
Recent Examples of preexist from the Web
Stateside, two stores are opening today: one in Downtown Los Angeles and one in Miami's Design District (inside L.V.'s preexisting store there).
His multiple heart surgeries and hospitalizations rang up more than $3 million in bills, all of which were paid by my insurer ... Who came through my employer and was required to cover me, and could not deny him due to preexisting condition.
Under Obamacare, insurance companies were no longer allowed to deny applicants access to insurance based on preexisting conditions.
The measure would preserve two of the ACA's most-popular provisions: insurers could not deny coverage based on preexisting conditions and children may stay on their parents' plans until the age of 26.
Many Republican senators have pushed for a more gradual phaseout in their bill, as well as preserving certain protections for preexisting conditions under the ACA not maintained in the House bill.
McConnell has proposed preserving protections for people with preexisting medical conditions in the current law, which the House bill does not do.
Those components include protections for preexisting conditions and Medicaid expansion, which has covered more than 400,000 people in Arizona alone.
Another critical issue for the Senate to address is how to extend affordable coverage to those with preexisting health conditions.
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