THE APPEAL LETTER TO CIGNA (NAU IS “national appeals unit”)
Dear CIGNA NAU:
I have received your written notice, dated Aug. 27, 2004, denying my initial
request for pre-authorization for left hip surface arthroplasty. With this
letter and attachments, the request is being re-submitted for further
consideration as an appeal of the initial denial.
I am a 55-year-old male diagnosed in March of this year with end-stage
osteoarthritis of the left hip, with “some component of dysplasia”. The result… Read the rest