Ep. 2: An Update On NY's One-Limb-Per-Life Issue

Updated: Apr 19, 2018

In 2015, a grass roots advocacy effort in New York drew attention to the fact that plans on that state's insurance exchange had adopted a "one-prosthesis-per-limb-per-life limit on prosthetic devices, despite the Affordable Care Act's prohibitions on annual or lifetime caps for essential health benefits. What has happened since this issue first arose? What should amputees in NY be on the lookout for? And what advocacy lessons can all people with limb loss learn from this situation?

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