Christy Van and her son, Cooper Van, 8, demonstrate how to use high-frequency chest wall oscillation while at home in Jayess, Miss., Thursday, April 21, 2022. The vest clears the lungs of excess mucus for cystic fibrosis. Cooper was diagnosed with the disorder when he was 6 years old. Credit: Eric Shelton/Mississippi Today
Children with cystic fibrosis, rare genetic conditions and transplant recipients who receive care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will now face astronomical medical bills or be forced to get their care elsewhere if they are insured by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi.