Help to get insurance companies to pay for Human Hair Cranial Prosthesis!
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My name is Jody Barker. I suffer from Alopecia Totalis from the age of two. My daughter, also, suffers from Alopecia. My daughter and I wear wigs everyday as a way to deal with our hair loss. Alopecia can cause emotional stress, depression, anxiety disorder, etc. Currently, there is no cure!
A day for me is putting on makeup to hide the fact of no brows or lashes, taping my head to keep the hair piece on, hoping nobody will notice! I suffer from anxiety, due to this disease. My insurance company will not pay for a quality cranial prosthetic! They will pay for every prosthetic, except this!
It is unfair to those, who clearly need a cranial prosthetic! Not a synthetic wig, they do not last long and are uncomfortable... The cranial piece of human hair is made for those who suffer from hair loss.. I am hoping that I can get a petition passed for the insurance company to pay 90% of costs! A good Cranial Prosthesis cost $2000!!! As a mother, I want my daughter to be able to afford a great Cranial Prosthesis!' Please, help me make a change!!!!!!!
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