When Jai-quan went to his longtime doctor for an annual flu shot, he was turned away.
The student found out that, amid a confusing transition in the state’s HUSKY program, the doctor who had treated him for over a decade would no longer accept his health insurance plan.
Jai-quan, who’s 15, lives with his grandmother, Jackie Harris, in the Edgewood part of town. The 10th-grader suffers from chronic asthma and sleep apnea. To pay for his frequent doctor’s visits, he is covered by HUSKY, the state health insurance plan for low-income families.
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