From WSET in Roanoke, Virginia:
If you pay health insurance every month, you expect the coverage to be there when you need it. One Roanoke mother is frustrated because her claim has been denied twice by her provider. Her 14-year old daughter has, what her doctor calls a birth defect. But the insurance company says the procedure the doctor wants to do is cosmetic so they won't cover it.
Dr. Briener - "I can't remember a time when I haven't had a patient covered by insurance for this type of deformity."
Doctor Briener has diagnosed his young female patient with Poland's Syndrome. That's an absence or underdevelopment of the chest muscle on one side of the body...
There is also a video of the news report that you can view on the WSET website.