Because of his size, Baby Alex was turned down for health insurance, his height and weight put him in the 99th percentile according to CDC guidelines.
Kelli [his mother] says it's ridiculous, "It's frustrating, it's very frustrating."
Dr. Speedie at Rocky Mountain Health Plans says all babies are evaluated for insurance the same way. "In children it's based on a combination of height and weight."
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Now, keep in mind that babies that breast-feed are going to be larger than babies that don't - but that really shouldn't be the case here. This child is being denied healthcare. DENIED.
Once again, the greatest healthcare in the fucking world. Indeed.