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Class Sues Blue Shield for Denying Surgeries
Courthouse News Service

Blue Shield of California refuses to cover reconstructive surgeries despite “normal appearance” tests that permit the procedures, a woman seeking breast and eyelid treatment claims in a federal class action. Lisa Burton claims California Physicians’ Service dba Blue Shield of California violates California Health & Safety Code section 1367.63 by refusing to cover surgeries to return disfigured patients to a normal appearance.