18 y.o Levi Ross was diagnosed in February a rare cancer, Epithelioid Sarcoma, in his spinal cord.
Aftee few weeks his insurance company finally told him that his insurance doesn't cover his out-of-state care.
The delay from the insurance company dropped his survival chances dramatically.
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In 2013, Kansas switched its Medicaid program to KanCare, a program in which three for-profit managed care companies took over the health care for hundreds of thousands of Kansas residents.
Republican Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas assured residents that this privatization of Medicaid would save Kansas at least $1 billion in five years, noted The Kansas City Star.
Pravda.Ru already noticed that in Russia medical care for all cancer patients is totally free.
Ross recently had to leave his home state to get the surgery he needed at St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
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The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said