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View Diary: Dear Supremes: An Expose of The Health Care Monster By An Industry Insider (100 comments)

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    that. An entire diagnosis on its own. And one for which prior approval or a specific benefit in the policy has excluded.

    Exploring the possiblities further, let us assume this poor man had actually attempted suicide by opiate overdose. He wakes up in a few days and is ecvetually released after being admirtted unconcsious. He informs the phsyician of the method employed in his attmept.

    Claim denied for no benefits in the policy for an inpatient admssion for substance abuse or dependence "wihtout prior written authorization."  Guy never touched a hard drug in his life before this.  Pills were his mother's who had severe pain. After 4 months we were able to get this overturned.

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