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January 17, 2005

Prozac may be hazardous to your health insurance

magine that many years ago, you suffered mild depression when you broke up with your significant other. You briefly sought mental health help.

Now you're happy and healthy, but you get a rude awakening when you try to buy individual health insurance: One by one, your applications are denied based on the six counseling sessions you had a decade ago, which are permanently recorded in your medical history.

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Posted by Tom Troceen