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Rising healthcare costs sparked a successful grassroots movement in Connecticut to stop commercial insurers from defining Ostomy supplies as cosmetic in order to deny reimbursement. This article describes the process that led to this conclusion in the hopes of inspiring others to become more involved with patient advocacy through politics.
""Changing Social Policy" Accepted For Publication,"
Health Advocacy Bulletin: Vol. 9
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.slc.edu/hapbulletin/vol9/iss1/8