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U.S. to WellPoint: Stop dropping breast cancer patients

Posted on May 1, 2010 in Cancer

Mon Apr 26, 2010 3:11pm Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque NEW YORK (Reuters) – Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has called on health insurer WellPoint to stop dropping coverage for patients recently diagnosed with breast cancer, calling the practice “deplorable.” In a letter dated April 22 to Angela Braly, WellPoint’s chief executive, Sebelius said she was “surprised and disappointed” to learn from a Reuters report that the company had targeted women with breast cancer for aggressive investigation with intent to cancel their...

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