The Difficult Task of Negotiating With Insurance Carriers

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Extraordinary Healer®, Extraordinary Healer® Vol. 15, Volume 15,

One oncology nurse helped her patient with cancer by talking with his insurance carriers to provide a drug he needed for treatment.

Sarah Choposko, RN, goes beyond the line of duty to persuade insurance carriers to provide a tier 5 drug that was prescribed by Texas Oncology in Dallas. She and I had to fight tooth and nail throughout enrollment periods of coverage. It has been lifesaving to myself and relief to my family.

Editor’s Note: This is an essay submitted by Stephen Langford for the 2021 Extraordinary Healer Award. Click here to read more about CURE®’s Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing event on April 30, 2021.

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