If you need any more proof that the health insurance industry has gone off the deep end, watch this segment about how a 4 month-old can be denied access to private health insurance because of... obesity.
If there is no hell, we need to build one for health insurance executives.
One note: Bernie Lange, the "obese" infant's father, praised The Rocky Mountain Health Plans insurance company for changing its policy. Well, hallelujah! They did the right thing... after the media brouhaha. One question: why did the policy exist in the first place?
Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/10/12/alex-lange-parents-on-ed_n_318056.html