04/06/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado State-Benefits Error Kills 9-Year-Old

A Montbello mother says her 9-year-old son's death from severe asthma could have been prevented had Denver Human Services resolved problems with his Medicaid pharmacy benefits.

Zuton Lucero said she called Human Services every three days for months last year when she was suddenly unable to get prescription drugs for her son, Zumante.

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