4/25/2013

At least 14 victims of the Boston Marathon bombings had limbs amputated and now face years of expensive treatment, including being fitted for prostheses. "Most private insurance plans cover prosthetics at [the] 80 percent level," said Matt Albuquerque, president of Next Step Orthotics and Prosthetics in Manchester, N.H., who is working with doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital to help the bombing victims. "That challenge is going to be the 20 percent co-payments. ... That is going to be the areas that will need [help]."

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