Wednesday, January 11, 2006

We Won't Pay to Cut Your Toenails, But We Will Pay to Cut Off Your Foot

From today's New York Times:

Insurers, for example, will often refuse to pay $150 for a diabetic to see a podiatrist, who can help prevent foot ailments associated with the disease. Nearly all of them, though, cover amputations, which typically cost more than $30,000.

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