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Parents Told "Your Baby is Too Fat For Health Insurance"

Posted Oct 14 2009 10:01pm

In Colorado, an insurance company recently denied a baby health care coverage because of a pre-existing condition. Setting aside the question of if it is physically possible for an infant to have a pre-existing condition and what implications that holds for uteruses everywhere, you are probably wondering what condition was so horrible that a child so new his skin was still pruney would be denied insurance. You see, 4-month-old Alex Lange is "obese."

Read more about little Alex's health care crusade (and see a pic of the cute little butterball) in my full article over at iVillage!

Look ma! I made the front page!!
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