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LA Times Today: Wheelchair users can face hefty costs not covered by insurance

LA Times Today: Wheelchair users can face hefty costs not covered by insurance

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For people with disabilities, purchasing and maintaining a wheelchair is a necessity, but high costs and insufficient insurance coverage can prevent them from affording the devices they need to live their lives.

In a federal class action lawsuit, several wheelchair users are accusing a major insurance company of discriminating against disabled people.

L.A. Times staff writer Emily Alpert-Reyes explains.

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