Change of Address Changes Outlook for Brain Cancer Patient

For nearly a decade, Paula Oertel's brain tumor was kept at bay by a drug that was not approved to treat her condition. Then Oertel did something she never imagined would jeopardize her good health. She moved -- less than 30 miles -- from one county in Wisconsin to another. That move triggered a review of her health insurance from Medicare, which eventually led to a loss of coverage, including the drug. And the tumor returned within four months. What happened to Oertel stunned her doctor,...Full Story
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