Insurance Issue Finally Resolved!

Insurance Issue Finally Resolved!

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Insurance Issue Finally Resolved!

July 23, 2010 in Uncategorized

Hi Everyone, As many of you know from my previous blogs, I have been fighting my insurance company for over a year and a half to cover my formula. I live in NY where formula is fully covered. For all of my life, my formula has been covered under the same insurance. Only last January of 2009 when I switched to Camino Pro, they decided not to cover it. Despite medical documentation from doctors in my clinic and product classification from Cambrooke where my formula is from, they continued to deny coverage. The insurance company was classifying the formula as a medical food - which we all know it definitely is not! The fight was very frustrating because I knew I was 100% correct. I provided not only documentation stating importance of formula and classification of it, but I also provided them with NYS law stating the formula MUST be covered. After a long battle and having to notify NYS Insurance Dept and the NYS Attorney General, I am happy to tell you all it was resolved! I hope my case will encourage those of you who are either curently going through or end up (hopefully not!) going through an insurance battle for coverage. It was not easy fighting them on this, but I was determined NOT to give up. If anyone needs help with this, please feel free to contact me! Anyone in NY who needs contact info for either NYS Insurance Dept or the Attorney General office, let me know! :)

5 Reviews of Insurance Issue Finally Resolved!

  1. Registered: Apr 24, 2009

    Posts: 0

    Cornwall, New York

    Also….my insurance company not only ignored me and the NYS Insurance Dept, but ignored the Attorney General… I was baffled! They thought I would back off…. I sure did not!

  2. Registered: Feb 1, 2010

    Posts: 0

    Tucson, Arizona

    Woo hoo! I’m not only happy that you got coverage and your fight is over, but I commend you for sticking with it. Good job! (and wanna come fight for me if I ever have to switch insurances, formula, etc.?! j/k)

  3. Registered: Apr 24, 2009

    Posts: 0

    Cornwall, New York

    Thank you…. I just think it is important to share it on here… even though it was a long, tough battle, I want to let others know that fighting and not giving up will get the job done!  Insurance companies make it difficult and want you to quit.  If you need anything, let me know!

  4. Registered: Dec 6, 2009

    Posts: 0

    Thessaloniki, INTERNATIONAL

    Really, a big “bravo” for your determination and strength. I’m really proud I can consider you guys as my friends!

  5. Registered: Apr 24, 2009

    Posts: 0

    Cornwall, New York

    Thank you!

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