I discovered the most insulting wording on my insurers website; "under no circumstances will United Healthcare (yeah, I said it!) reimburse for hair prosthesis..."
No circumstances?! Not for a child, a young teen?
We pay thousands of dollars yearly for coverage; I for one never use the stupid insurance for so much as a cold!
Insurance companies are big business...they can at least pay a lousey 10% or $100 max for a wig for ANYONE!!
I am proud and bald (actually now I am Fuzzy!) and when people ask me why I don't wear a wig....I refer them to their insurance carrier and encourage them to complain!
> >Call, write, email your representatives and tell them that
> Medicare's NOT covering cost of wigs is an INSULT to
> women!!! To get email addresses go to: www.governmail.com
Christine you are a very strong woman and the world needs strong women for all to look up to! You go on with your treatment, you take care of yourself and do what is best for your future. I am sure you will see support from all sorts of places, friends