An insurance company recently approved a special radiation treatment for a South Dakota teacher’s rare brain cancer after they rejected her request twice, reports the Associated Press.
Blunck, a 32-year-old Sioux Falls music teacher, learned her insurance company was going to cover the special type of focused radiation recommended by her doctor, the Argus Leader reported . That decision came after two rejection letters where Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield called the radiation “not medically necessary.”
A letter confirming the approval from the insurance company read: “In this instance, for you and your specific condition, the treatment would be appropriate.”
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