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Side effects of medications (health)

Ms. E. had extended health insurance through her employer. She disclosed that she suffered from seizures. This insurance also covered out-of-country emergency medical expenses. While on vacation, Ms. E. became ill and was hospitalized. Doctors determined that she had a bad reaction to a drug she was taking to treat a pre-existing condition. While in

Keep dreaming (health)

Ms. Z. had a sleeping problem and her doctor recommended she buy a piece of equipment that acted as a sleeping aid. After buying the equipment, Ms. Z. submitted a claim for reimbursement to the insurance company that provided health insurance through her employer’s group plan. The company denied the claim because “anti-snoring devices” were