According to a New York Post report, hundreds of cancer patients with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan face the prospect of losing their insurance this week thanks to the collapse of Health Republic, the nation’s largest, and New York’s only Obamacare co-op.
Approximately 250 cancer patients will need to find new insurance that Sloan Kettering accepts by November 15th, or face the prospect of paying for their care out-of-pocket.
Via the New York Post:
Some 250 patients receiving treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are facing a crisis because they signed up with the only ObamaCare insurer in New York that provides coverage at the world-renowned hospital — and the insurer is going bust.
Now the patients either have to find new insurers and doctors or pay higher out-of-pocket costs for extended care at Sloan.
Continues on MenRec