‘An Arm and a Leg’: Getting Insurance coverage to Pay for Oral Surgical procedure Is Like Pulling Enamel

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Well being protection usually doesn’t cowl dental work. However Susan Rice of Atlanta ought to have been the exception: She was hit by a dashing automobile, inflicting in depth injury to her personal “grill.” She’s been combating to get her oral surgical procedure coated for 18 months and counting.

The “An Arm and a Leg” podcast linked Rice with College of South Carolina regulation professor Jacqueline Fox, who, when she was working towards regulation, fought insurers on behalf of sufferers. Fox mentioned Rice has “performed all the things proper.” Her insurer’s refusal to pay could also be tied to an even bigger downside within the Reasonably priced Care Act market … one which’s led to a class-action lawsuit. 

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