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Medicaid To Pay For Baby’s Transplant Evaluation After CBS 11 Story « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

October 29, 2014 2:10 PM

Andrea Lucia

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Medicaid now says it will now pay for the transplant evaluation for a 4-month-old in desperate need of a new liver, after a CBS 11 story detailing the family’s fight with the government entity.

Two hospitals already determined she was too sick for the transplant because of a virus.

Sophia McVay’s mother says the infant no longer has the virus, which Medicaid claims it learned only after CBS 11 reached out about the story.

A spokesperson now says Medicaid will pay for Sophia’s transplant evaluation.  The family is still waiting to get that in writing.

The family has set up a donation page to help pay for Sophia’s medical bills.  Click here to donate.

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