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What do I do if my health insurance claim for cancer treatment is denied?

If an insurance claim that has been submitted to the insurer to cover medical expenses is denied, consider appealing the decision. Many insurance denials are the result of errors, such as a miscoded item on the claim form or a bill sent late to the insurer. An insurance company may reverse a denial decision and pay some portion or the full claim amount if the appropriate information is provided and the error corrected. 

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