Wednesday, March 5, 2008

'Not Covered'

Oh boy, it looks like I might have a fight with the insurance company in my future. I checked my claims tonight and the bills from the initial reconstruction were denied with the simple explanation 'Not Covered'.

'Patient Responsibility - $47,200.00'

Uh huh, yea right.

I'll be calling them first thing tomorrow morning. By law insurance companies are required to pay for breast reconstruction in cancer cases. I used a network doctor and hospital and called to check on the procedure ahead of time. I hope it's a mistake on their part.

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