#HospitalFail: Spotlighting Predatory Hospital Tactics Against Consumers

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Lymphoma patient with months to live denied treatment by insurance provider
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Lymphoma patient with months to live denied treatment by insurance provider

A Michigan man dying from cancer is being denied life-saving treatment by his health insurance company, according to a report from FOX17 in west Michigan. Forrest VanPatten, who has large b-cell lymphoma, cannot get the treatment he needs with only months left to live, citing his insurance provider, Priority Health, as the primary obstacle. “Everything […]

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Teen with cancer struggles to afford treatment without health insurance
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Teen with cancer struggles to afford treatment without health insurance

A teenage boy in north Texas is facing hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills while suffering from Chondroplastic osteo sarcoma, an aggressive form of bone and cartridge cancer, according to a report from FOX4 in Dallas. Wendy Weinman’s son, Cody, is not covered because his mother is unable to afford self-purchased health insurance […]

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Kentucky Health System Often Sues Patients For Unpaid Bills
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Kentucky Health System Often Sues Patients For Unpaid Bills

According to a new investigative report by WHAS in Kentucky, one of the states’ largest health systems is suing hundreds of patients for payment of outstanding medical bills. One of those patients, Joni Koile, survived colon cancer and a brain tumor, and is currently dealing with Crohn’s disease. Now, Koile has to take iron supplements […]

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