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Some health care claims must be denied
CBS News

Following my commentary yesterday on the need for a universal mandate for health care coverage, here’s another reality on the topic that all of us — particularly our politicians — need to face: It’s inevitable that some medical claims will be denied any time somebody else, such as a commercial or government insurance entity, is paying the cost. After all, companies most likely won’t reimburse the cost of “snake oil” remedies, and they’ll continue to deny claims for many procedures that haven’t yet been proven to be effective.