Comedian recorded herself vomiting around her insurance provider’s office after being denied a treatment for her chronic condition

Sandy Honig arrives at the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Isn’t It Romantic” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Comedian Sandy Honig recorded a video of herself vomiting around an Anthem Insurance office park.
The video was intended to raise awareness of the denial and appeals process in the insurance industry.
Honig, who suffers from gastroparesis, was denied coverage for a procedure that could alleviate her symptoms.

In a now viral video, comedian Sandy Honig recorded herself uncontrollably vomiting around an Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield office park after the insurance company denied coverage for a procedure that would help alleviate her stomach-churning symptoms. 

Honig, who suffers from partial paralysis of her stomach due to a condition called gastroparesis, cannot normally digest food and has been near-constantly nausated for the past three years since the onset of her symptoms. Almost anything she eats, she throws up. 


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