Friday, January 11, 2008

Where's Mikey Moore Part 2

Punish the patient, kill him if need be to get back at hospital which violated the government's rules:

The 60-year-old had been undergoing the LAK treatment — which was not covered by his public health insurance policy — since September 2001 when it was found that his cancer had spread to some bones in his head and cervical vertebra.

The center told him his LAK therapy must be stopped because a weekly magazine had carried an article alleging the facility practiced "kongo shinryo"[combined insured and uninsured treatment] for another LAK therapy patient....

....public health insurance coverage is denied for insurance-eligible diagnoses, drugs, surgeries, other procedures and hospital costs when a patient simultaneously receives uninsured treatment, which is often expensive. Read more.

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