Oakville teen battles for OHIP coverage of out-of-country treatment

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is not degenerative, nor is it life threatening. It does however require care in order to avoid future, more expensive care such as joint disorders. With MediBid new modalities to treat this disorder are available, which are hard to find with insurance. To make a request simply click HERE.

In regards to the tens of thousands of dollars, this is due to the opacity of the payment system set up by third party payers. Another example of how MediBid allows the free market to determine value.

Oakville teen battles for OHIP coverage of out-of-country treatment

By Alyshah Hasham |                 Sun Oct 30 2011

With their teenage daughter’s body falling apart, Kris and Rebecca Mills knew they would give anything to see her backflipping as a competitive cheerleader again.

What they didn’t expect was to have to pay tens of thousands of dollars for doctors in the United States to treat their daughter Brooklyn’s Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a rare and painful genetic disorder.

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