Teen dies following insurance company's decision to fund transplant

12/21/2007 | Google

A teenager battling leukemia died several hours after an insurance company reversed its decision and decided to pay for a liver transplant. The patient had received a bone marrow transplant but had developed a complication, and doctors said she needed a transplant. The insurance company says there was a lack of medical evidence showing the patient needed the transplant despite the reversal.

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