House backs study of insurance coverage mandate for treatment of debilitating child illness

Topeka girl’s rare brain disorder responds to costly therapy, spurs insurance inquiry

Kansas Reflector
By: Tim Carpenter – February 28, 2022 2:40 pm

TOPEKA — Shannon Wright’s daughter suddenly exhibited bizarre behavior Sept. 13, 2011, that was subsequently found to be a rare autoimmune disorder in which streptococcal or other infectious agent compelled antibodies to mistakenly attack the girl’s brain.

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