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Wellpoint, Sebelius Spar Over Breast Cancer Rescissions
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A Reuters article claiming that Wellpoint subsidiaries used a computer algorithm to cancel the insurance policies of breast cancer patients sparked a sharp rebuke from the Secretary of Health and Human Services last Friday, and left the insurance giant aggressively defending its public image. The original report alleged that Wellpoint software targeted breast cancer patients for fraud investigations in order to find a pretext for dropping their policies.