Wellpoint Targets women with breast cancer

After Cancer - Now What? — By on April 22, 2010 at 5:13 pm

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In an exclusive story just published by a href=”http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100422/us_nm/us_wellpoint_cancer”Reuters /athere is evidence of Wellpoint canceling health insurance for women diagnosed with breast cancer. br /
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One after another, shortly after a diagnosis of span class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1271948663_0″breast cancer/span, each of the women learned that her health insurance had been canceled. First there was Yenny Hsu, who lived and worked in span class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1271948663_1″Los Angeles/span. Later, Robin Beaton, a registered nurse from span class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1271948663_2″Texas/span. And then, most recently, there was Patricia Relling, a successful art gallery owner and interior designer from Louisville, Kentucky.br /
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None of the women knew about the others. But besides their similar narratives, they had something else in common: Their span class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1271948663_3″health insurance carriers/span were subsidiaries of span class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1271948663_4″ style=”background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% transparent; border-bottom: 2px dotted rgb(54, 99, 136); cursor: pointer;”WellPoint/span, which has 33.7 million policyholders — more than any other span class=”yshortcuts” id=”lw_1271948663_5″ style=”border-bottom: 2px dotted rgb(54, 99, 136); cursor: pointer;”health insurance company/span in the United States.br /
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