Friday, May 18, 2007

Real People DENIED Real Healthcare: Emily Cannon

For Emily Cannon, a former elementary school teacher, life ground to a halt after developing a chronic but treatable illness. Blue Cross is denying her the Specialist treatments she needs to return to the active life she once enjoyed. Under a single-payer, universal health care plan like the type proposed by Senator Sheila Kuehl (SB 840) Emily could have chosen to see specialists who have treatment plans for her condition instead being forced to see those in her HMO who have no idea what to do.


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