17-Pound, 4-Month-Old Baby Denied Health Insurance for Being Too Fat

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    17-Pound, 4-Month-Old Baby Denied Health Insurance for Being Too Fat - Children's Health - FOXNews.com

    And it doesn't end there:

    So who's still against Health Care Reform in general? Just wanted an update. Bueller? Bueller?
     
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    what next...something has to be done.
     
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    Health Care Rationing is already in full effect. It's only a matter of how much vs company greed.
     
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    o i am well aware of that...health care rationing its cheaper for insurance companies to let you die..they make more money that way
     
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    That story is just disgusting.
    I had multiples, so big was not our problem. But my newest little nephew is less than 2 weeks old and was a hair over 9 pounds at birth. He's just a big baby all around. I wonder what the cutoff is before my brother and sis in law are likely to have insurance issues? :confused:
     
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    2 to 1 that is a breast fed baby the 17 lb one....my son was a fat thing...looked like the michelin man...just rolls of fat....doctor told me when he started walking it would change...it did...he now weights 170 lbs and is 6' 4"...what a bunch of bullshit....

    it is time to stop insurance companies....from doing stupid shit like this
     
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    Daughter was reading another article; he is a breast baby.

    And btw, this just popped up in the news:

    Bullshit. The rejection was what it was, not a damned "flaw".

    But I'm willing to bet they (and their comrades in the insurance racket) saw the need to squelch this story and quick.

    I wonder why???

    :lol:
     
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    What if he didn't somehow work in the media, and this was just John and Jane Doe the insurance company was trying to scam.

    They would continue with it, but now they are 'busted' thanks to the media exposure.
     
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    Of course it was Emma, and thank you for posting that. If this story had not made national headlines, I am sure they would of done nothing to change this.
     
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    Republicans call it capitalism.

    Remember, there is always an insurance agent between you and your doctor. Agents are only there to "skim" money to pay their CEO's. Tens of millions take lots and lots of policies.
     

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