Boy with cancer loses coverage after Obamacare launch
The insurance company initially told Krista that Hunter’s information was lost while it was making changes required under the newly implemented health-care law.
Hunter was insured under the Children’s Health Insurance Program in Texas, or CHIP.
According to the CHIP website, “Families with children who get Children’s Medicaid pay nothing and children with CHIP pay no more than $50 a year for health care coverage.”
Krista explained that CHIP is different from Medicaid.
“With CHIP you have to pay a copay for every doctor’s visit, and you’ve got to pay so much for prescriptions,” she said.
Did she have any suspicions as to why her child was dropped?
She said “No” and suspected the company might be confused.
“They sent me a letter asking me why Hunter was being hospitalized, and if he had been in an accident,” she explained. “I sent back a letter saying that he has cancer, a very rare type of cancer, and that he is seeking chemotherapy.”
She hopes it is just one big bureaucratic blunder.WND restated the question to make sure the facts were straight, asking: “Your husband has a police officer’s salary and your insurance company is telling you that now, under the new insurance rules once Obamacare went into effect, he makes too much money for them to cover your child’s chemotherapy. Is that correct?”“Yes, sir,” Krista replied
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