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Just venting - I hate insurance companies!

Forum: High Risk Pregnancy


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January 19th, 2010, 05:11 PM
LisaB's Avatar Mom to twins + 1
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As if it isn't enough that we have to endure high risk pregnancies, we get denied life insurance because of them!

I had gestational diabetes WHEN I WAS PG WITH QUADRUPLETS. As you probably know, the more placentas you have in you, the less able you are to metabolize serum glucose. So, of course I had gestational diabetes!

My husband's insurance company just denied me coverage because I'm "pregnant and have a history of gestational diabetes". I'm pregnant with a SINGLETON this time! I'm not overweight, I don't drink or do drugs, they really couldn't ask for a better candidate than me. Plus, I PASSED my 1-hr glucose test!

I could maybe understand if I failed the 1-hr. But I didn't. I'm just so furious with this company. Grrrr. I just finished writing them a letter of rebuttal. It seems so wrong they can deny someone for just being pregnant!

Thanks for letting me vent.

Me: Lisa, Mommy to twins +1
8/5/08 Beautiful twin girls Leigh and Lucy born after 4-year struggle with RPL & 6 losses
12/10/09 Surprise! Baby #3 is on the way, EDD 6/22/10

12/29/09 2nd ultrasound - joining team blue

6/16/10 Baby Ben is born!

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January 19th, 2010, 06:08 PM
alethia's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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That's ridiculous! I'm sorry hun! Insurance companies suck! Def appeal the decision.
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