Insurer Changes Policy on Power Wheelchair

An insurance company changed its policies on covering motorized wheelchairs after a review of its guidelines, sparked in part by a 3-year-old boy's story on "Good Morning America." Initially, Assurant denied Liam Russell's claim for a power wheelchair, much to the surprise of his parents. Liam, who has a rare degenerative disease called type 2 spinal muscular atrophy, needed a power wheelchair to ensure his independence, his parents said. "I remember getting a phone call saying, 'Assurant is...Full Story
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