Newborn Denied Health Insurance Coverage Days After Life-Saving Heart Surgery

Houston Tracy, a 12-day-old boy, has already survived a rare birth defect, a feeding tube and open heart surgery. Now his family is waiting to see how the battle with an insurance company will fare. Last week, Houston's parents found out that the term "pre-existing condition" can apply the moment someone is born. "When he came out, he made one little cry and he didn't really cry much," said Houston's father, Doug Tracy, 39, of Crowley, Texas. Tracy cut the umbilical cord and watched the...Full Story
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