Bilateral Implants to Feature in Upcoming Film

Expect the issue of Bilateral Implants and the practice of many insurance companies to deny reimbursement to feature prominently in an upcoming movie.

Michael Moore, the controversial film maker famous for his criticism of President Bush, has produced a film bashing the Medical Insurance Industry titled “Sicko”, that is scheduled for release this upcoming weekend.

In the film, he feautres a story of a young deaf infant that was only approved for one implant surgery, as two would’ve been considered “experimental”.

Read this review of the film from the Hartford Courant .

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  1. […] a young child who was originally denied coverage for a second cochlear implant, as described in a previous post. We were hoping to see some heavy media coverage about the cochlear implant and its benefits, […]

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