Negotiations over payment rates are stalled between United Healthcare and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. The result is 10,000 families will now face a future with the hospital as an out of network provider, unless the situation is resolved.
Gavin Shreeve is enjoying a day at Disney. But much of his time is spent tied up with hospital visits.
“Basically his body attacks itself,” said Gavin’s mom, Christina Shreeve.
The five-year-old has a rare auto-inflammatory disease which has led to surgeries, regular lab testing, and being part of major national studies. The family’s visited doctors at five Florida hospitals and has even gone for special genetic tests at Duke University.
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