Thursday, July 26, 2007

Let those with ears hear...

Insurance industry critics of Michael Moore's Sicko have complained that he used outdated cases from the "bad old days of HMOs" to document the healthcare outrages depicted in his movie. Well, here's a case that comes from today's headlines.

United Healthcare denied hearing aids to a girl who was born without ears. They denied the claims four different times. Then, after the media got involved (and with the publicity surrounding Sicko, no doubt), they've had a change of "heart."

Update: Girl Will Get Special Hearing Aid