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Device for acid reflux approved by FDA, but not by insurers

[Star Tribune, May 17, 2015] The paperwork stacks up slowly but steadily. Some months, the pile of appeals from insurance companies denying coverage of a medical implant for severe acid reflux is more than a foot high in Minneapolis surgeon Dr. Dan Dunn’s office. Such appeals take months or years to resolve, and may still […]