When Prostate Cancer Returns – Who made the Health Insurance Companies God? – Part 6


Motivational Speaker - Chuck Gallagher Business Ethics and Choices Expert

I am angry!  Just how did we get here?  WHO MADE THE HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES GOD?

Blue Cross Blue Shield LogoThere is one test offered at one place – FDA approved – that could help drive an effective treatment for my recurrent prostate cancer and, no surprise, the insurance company said – NO!  This is not an experimental test, it’s offered at the prestigious Mayo Clinic – and yet, the insurance company believes it’s not valuable.  WHAT?  One test that has the potential of focusing treatment to cure a problem and minimize costly side effects and somehow BC/BS of South Carolina thinks it’s not WORTH IT.  Who made these people GOD?

BACKGROUND

For those who have been following this series, you by now know that I have a recurrence of prostate cancer.  Where, well, that’s the question.  Again, fortunately it was caught early as evidenced by a slowly rising PSA.  Early is great, but…

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