Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Domestic Abuse as a Pre-existing Condition

This makes me ill.  Several states and several insurance companies have denied claims for medical treatment on the rationale that domestic abuse is a pre-existing condition.

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2 comments:

StephanieD said...

The who did the what?????

I am utterly flabbergasted. Victims being victimized again and again. Unbelievable.

Mary Amanda Axford said...

Yeah, flabbergasted pretty accurately describes my reaction, too.