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State law named after Yorktown girl Hannah Devane goes into effect

The law, named after Hannah Devane, forces insurance

The law, named after Hannah Devane, forces insurance companies to be more accountable. (October 23, 2013 8:40 AM)

A law named after a Yorktown girl is now into effect in New York state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the new 'Hannah's Law,' named after an 8-year-old Hannah Devane, who has an extremely rare disease where she can't digest real food and can only drink a special formula. Devane's insurance company refused to pay the $1,200 a month tab for the drink, claiming it wasn't her main source of nutrition. After...

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