Insurer allegedly sends coverage denial letter to 9-month-old with brain cancer

The 9-month-old son of a retired NYPD officer allegedly received a letter from the family?s insurance company recently, explaining that the clinical trial he was enrolled in to treat aggressive brain cancer was ?not medically necessary,? and therefore would not be covered by the provider.

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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