....a patient had to wait five weeks before authorization to get a CT scan to assess her endometrial cancer and to determine a course of treatment. Such delayed care can negatively affect a patient’s health, the report noted.
What we've been saying all along for the past years. Unity hacks called protesting retirees lyers and shysters and mocked those going to court. Until they won. If you are a retiree and vote for Unity this is what they want to do to you. Sure, if you are healthy you might not notice much of a difference. When you get sick you will.
But even more important, the neo-liberal Unity/UFT machine supports plans that will eventually eliminate Medicare altogether and then it's Katy Barr the door for the privatizers.
Medicare Advantage Plans Often Deny Needed Care, Federal Report Finds
Investigators urged increased oversight of the program, saying that insurers deny tens of thousands of authorization requests annually.