Today's New York Times has an article on how insurance companies are forcing the speech impaired to purchase and use more expensive -and less useful- products when more cheaper and better alternatives -like the iPhone!- are prohibited. Read the story here.
Update: You can contact your local or state representative and let them know how you feel about this situation. Go to this link to see who represents your district and state and how to get in touch with them. And feel free to contact the Senate Committee on Health via email too.