Parents of Girl With Rare Cancer Fighting Insurance for Medication That Could Save Her Life

Seven year old Maddison Mertz has been fighting a rare form of cancer in her spine since last fall. Now, the family is facing another fight – this time against the insurance company that is refusing to pay for the drugs that could save the young girl’s life.

Despite how hard the young girl is fighting to simply stay healthy and alive, her parents and the hospital are now facing another fight to get her medication covered under their insurance policy.

The Mertz Family
Credit: CBS Minnesota

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