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Internal Anthem Blue Cross/WellPoint Document: Only Patients Who 'Push Back' Get Covered Out of State Liver Transplants
Date:2/25/2010

According to the lawsuit documents, Blue Cross denied the procedure without speaking with any of Nehme's doctors or reviewing all of Nehme's medical files. A Blue Cross transplant nurse recommended that Blue Cross cover the Indiana transplant before the insurance company denied the claim.

Nehme, who was able to pay for the transplant himself and save his own life, said as the trial began: "I paid insurance all my life. When I got really sick they said no. I am going to make them change their practice."

Read a recent Los Angeles Times story about Ehpram Nehme herehttp://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-transplant7-2009oct07,0,6616912.story

Download Consumer Watchdog's letter to Congress demanding new legal accountability of the health insurance industry here: 

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