Insurance underwriters are rallying around New York consumers who have lost their coverage due to the collapse of Health Republic of New York.

The insurer, which offered coverage via the public exchange, was shut down by regulators who expressed concerns about its financial stability.

Particular fears were raised among pregnant women, who suddenly were left uncertain about insurance coverage for the duration of their pregnancies.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.