ABC News Gets Insurer to Cover Cochlear Implants for Kids

ABC News Gets Insurer to Cover Cochlear Implants for Kids

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cochlear implant covered by insurance-ABCvidA kindergartner has shown dramatic improvement in school in just a few months after ABC News stepped in and asked his family’s insurance company to pay for a cochlear implant so the child hearing disability could be cured.

His parents told ABC that they worried the condition would not only damage his intellectual development but also endanger his safety.

Carson Rubin, 5 now laughs and plays like other kids, since Coventry Health Care agreed to cover the $250,000 procedure after repeated requests for an on-camera interview.

The Georgia branch of the company announced it will also cover the procedure for all its commercial clients beginning April 1.

(WATCH the video or READ the story from ABC News)

Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the link on our Facebook Page!

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