A Lyme treatment pits doctors, insurer

Curt Lorraine, 61, an unemployed Collegeville man, fought an insurance giant and won. Lorraine's lawyer, David Senoff, said Independence Blue Cross gave in to his client's demand that it cover extended intravenous antibiotics for Lyme disease, a treatment Lorraine's doctors say is needed to save his sight. But the insurer waited until the eve of a court hearing last week on a motion to compel payment.

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