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juajen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-29-09 11:25 AM
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60. I hope you won't mind a correction, since it is my disease.
Its Chron's Disease. The other makes people think of an old crone (woman usually) as we all get so hysterical. Men get this disease and probably as often or more often.
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  -Insurers shun those taking certain meds tomm2thumbs  Mar-29-09 07:05 AM   #0 
  - And Where O Where Is Obama's Single Payer Solution That Would Prevent These Practices  lostnotforgotten   Mar-29-09 07:25 AM   #1 
  - Give him time. It's only been 2 months since he got into the Oval Office.  Deja Q   Mar-29-09 08:51 AM   #10 
  - There is not time. Single Payer is a now or never proposition  Phred42   Mar-29-09 08:58 AM   # 
  - Tweety's a douche who is in the entertainment business.  Bette Noir   Mar-29-09 05:03 PM   #135 
  - Are you thinking that he's the reason that point was taken?  Fovea   Mar-29-09 07:19 PM   #153 
  - Get it straight - I dont' take him as an authhority -  Phred42   Mar-29-09 08:09 PM   #165 
  - Is he wrong on this issue, though?  No Elephants   Mar-30-09 05:20 AM   #200 
  - I wish i could recommend a reply  Fovea   Mar-29-09 06:49 PM   #149 
  - I have problems with these newly-discovered facts.  caseymoz   Mar-29-09 08:02 PM   #164 
  - Obama has rejcted the idea of single payer plan AND  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-29-09 09:30 AM   #16 
  - Obama rejected it during primary season.  Demoiselle   Mar-29-09 11:53 AM   #68 
  - Obama said "Single-payer is the best alternative"  ProudDad   Mar-29-09 09:15 PM   #173 
  - Obama says "Single Payer health plan is off the table" ...  aggiesal   Mar-29-09 11:34 AM   #63 
  - And any sort of MJ reform. First I heard health care was off the table though...n/t  axollot   Mar-29-09 11:37 AM   #65 
  - That's just a rumor.  Bette Noir   Mar-29-09 05:07 PM   #136 
     - Couldn't agree more! I'll make sure to send the paper one too! n/t  axollot   Mar-29-09 05:40 PM   #139 
     - I'm all for single payer health care, ...  aggiesal   Mar-29-09 08:35 PM   #171 
  - That's just a link to another post w/o attribution  guruoo   Mar-29-09 02:46 PM   #119 
     - OK. I tried to use the White House statement, but it was an ...  aggiesal   Mar-29-09 05:13 PM   #137 
        - That's an opinion piece...  guruoo   Mar-29-09 09:15 PM   #174 
           - This is not an opinion piece. Here is what was reported from the link: ...  aggiesal   Mar-29-09 09:45 PM   #179 
              - You quoted Obama as saying "Single Payer health plan is off the table"  guruoo   Mar-29-09 10:35 PM   #183 
  - Read My Post - Post #1 In The Thread I'm Putting A Link To Here.......  global1   Mar-29-09 01:05 PM   #99 
  - Two months is enough time to tell which direction he's heading  dflprincess   Mar-29-09 05:46 PM   #142 
  - Bush was only in office for two months when he closed down the teams tracking al-Qaeda  MetaTrope   Mar-29-09 09:31 PM   #177 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-29-09 09:37 PM   #178 
  - No single payer health care = I vote for the other Dem next time.  L0oniX   Mar-29-09 09:38 AM   #18 
  - same here.  dysfunctional press   Mar-29-09 12:24 PM   #86 
  - Same here, Loonix. However, I may never vote again after what  freemarketer6   Mar-29-09 03:23 PM   #129 
  - I love the way you elevate the conversation and always have an action plan to  cliffordu   Mar-29-09 10:34 AM   #47 
  - Bernie Sanders is working hard on this on the Senate Floor...  axollot   Mar-29-09 11:32 AM   #62 
  - PS: One of the drugs I take to survive is listed here too but knew it would be ..  axollot   Mar-29-09 11:35 AM   #64 
  - Apparently, we're going to have to march on Washington to get single-payer.  caseymoz   Mar-29-09 01:03 PM   #97 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-29-09 02:37 PM   #113 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-29-09 04:15 PM   #134 
  - you don't need single payer to end this practice, you simply need to outlaw the practice  CreekDog   Mar-29-09 07:16 PM   #152 
  - What do you wanna bet that without that "authorization" to violate my privacy,  proud2BlibKansan   Mar-29-09 07:33 AM   #2 
  - Most likely, without authorization you'd be denied the insurance you applied for.  Laelth   Mar-29-09 07:37 AM   #3 
  - Bingo  Robb   Mar-29-09 08:06 AM   #5 
  - investigate?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 09:57 AM   #29 
  - Actually, in Texas, these departments are all stacked by flacks wanting  mbperrin   Mar-29-09 12:19 PM   #83 
     - texas yuck!!!  mamameow   Mar-29-09 12:58 PM   #96 
        - American Capitol.  Manifestor_of_Light   Mar-30-09 12:32 AM   #190 
  - You mean like HIPPA? That little POS legistlation protects you from-  axollot   Mar-29-09 11:42 AM   #66 
     - HIPPA  Captain_Blue   Mar-29-09 08:20 PM   #168 
  - process  mamameow   Mar-29-09 10:02 AM   #32 
  - Exactly  JerseygirlCT   Mar-29-09 12:17 PM   #81 
  - huh?!  mamameow   Mar-29-09 10:07 AM   #35 
  - The insurer forces you to yield your privacy rights  proud2BlibKansan   Mar-29-09 02:55 PM   #123 
     - My Insurance was just raised because I have given them no health history. They also were  glinda   Mar-29-09 10:48 PM   #185 
  - Exactly. Just like you can theoretically  liberalhistorian   Mar-29-09 01:04 PM   #98 
  - It is time to fire the health insurance industry  Botany   Mar-29-09 07:54 AM   #4 
  - Their job is to make money off of your illness. What could be more  HysteryDiagnosis   Mar-29-09 08:08 AM   #6 
  - we pay 31 cents on the dollar for their "help" w/ health care  Botany   Mar-29-09 08:20 AM   #7 
  - their job is to make money off your health and wellness  DBoon   Mar-29-09 09:41 AM   #21 
  - Yup. we need a national TV ad  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 02:37 PM   #112 
  - honorable?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 10:16 AM   #39 
     - 201 post count, you have not been here long enough to know  HysteryDiagnosis   Mar-29-09 10:43 AM   #51 
     - It's a crap shoot but as soon as the insured gets a major illness  eagertolearn   Mar-29-09 11:00 AM   #58 
        - insurance  mamameow   Mar-29-09 11:55 AM   #70 
           - Yep....it's the Doctor's fault your insurance company is a crook!  AlbertCat   Mar-29-09 12:05 PM   #75 
           - The Little Newb Is Full Of Herself  Binka   Mar-29-09 12:46 PM   #93 
           - My former internist retired early for the same reason  dflprincess   Mar-29-09 05:41 PM   #140 
           - sorry  mamameow   Mar-29-09 06:48 PM   #148 
           - You can CONTROL whether you live a flood plain and car insurance only goes up when the accident is  beac   Mar-29-09 12:13 PM   #79 
           - control  mamameow   Mar-29-09 07:08 PM   #151 
              - Do you really believe health insurance companies don't scam the public?  PA Democrat   Mar-29-09 07:50 PM   #162 
              - " insurance is a business". Yes, a bad one.  beac   Mar-29-09 08:17 PM   #166 
              - You are so right! I've watched several friends die in hospitals that were  bobshin   Mar-29-09 11:00 PM   #186 
              - That's a bunch of crap. 5% of the population accounts for half of all health care expenses  eridani   Mar-30-09 04:00 AM   #195 
              - Based upon your "logic" Americans should be the healthiest people in the world.  PA Democrat   Mar-30-09 07:20 AM   #202 
              - People who think that health care is nothing but a business  eridani   Mar-30-09 03:58 AM   #194 
                 - I could not agree with you more. It is disgusting, absolutely disgusting, in a civilized country  anneboleyn   Mar-31-09 09:46 PM   #211 
           - Nope. The whole health care crisis is caused by the unmoded insurance model.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-29-09 01:37 PM   #104 
           - Bull fucking shit!  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 02:39 PM   #115 
           - There are a lot of good and honest doctors who just want to do their job.  eagertolearn   Mar-29-09 03:10 PM   #126 
           - What a bunch of horseshit  eridani   Mar-30-09 03:57 AM   #193 
  - +1 Botany.  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 02:32 PM   #111 
  - But when, And how? And from whom?  truedelphi   Mar-29-09 03:34 PM   #130 
  - That was my biggest hope in his promises  shadowknows69   Mar-29-09 08:23 AM   #8 
  - Exactly. Preexsisting condition refusal is the heart of the issue. And,  axollot   Mar-29-09 12:03 PM   #74 
  - My Mother had polio in the 50's and every insurance company determined it was a pre-existing  jhrobbins   Mar-29-09 08:34 PM   #170 
  - aural sex?  Aragorn   Mar-29-09 12:06 PM   #76 
  - +8  xchrom   Mar-29-09 08:43 AM   #9 
  - VERY good question - Can the Admin find ANY insurance company that would NOT do this?  1776Forever   Mar-29-09 08:56 AM   #11 
  - Its like asking if a private for profit convalescent home can comfortably staff  eagertolearn   Mar-29-09 03:18 PM   #127 
     - You made me think of a personal story - Florida nursing homes flying in South American workers.  1776Forever   Mar-29-09 07:27 PM   #157 
        - How scary to be alert and aware in a place like that. This is an area  eagertolearn   Mar-31-09 03:37 PM   #209 
  - The mental health meds always gets me.  Turbineguy   Mar-29-09 08:58 AM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-29-09 10:56 AM   #57 
     - What "risk" exactly do you think the insurance company is taking in providing a client of theirs  beac   Mar-29-09 11:52 AM   #67 
     - "sensible business practice"..?  Turbineguy   Mar-29-09 12:19 PM   #82 
     - Right, let's just deny people with mental illness access to treatment  Posteritatis   Mar-29-09 12:29 PM   #89 
  - My brother has IBS; he was denied coverage  MorningGlow   Mar-29-09 09:18 AM   #13 
  - Unfortunately, there is fiscal basis for this one  Ms. Toad   Mar-29-09 09:44 AM   #22 
  - I can understand that  MorningGlow   Mar-29-09 10:12 AM   #37 
     - Yep. Fundamentally flawed.  Ms. Toad   Mar-29-09 10:24 AM   #45 
  - i.b.s.?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 09:49 AM   #28 
  - antispadmodics aren't the first line treatment  Ms. Toad   Mar-29-09 10:08 AM   #36 
  - agree  mamameow   Mar-29-09 10:29 AM   #46 
     - I pretty much stay ahead of the doctors  Ms. Toad   Mar-29-09 10:38 AM   #48 
     - good  mamameow   Mar-29-09 11:17 AM   #59 
     - I hope you won't mind a correction, since it is my disease.  juajen   Mar-29-09 11:25 AM   #60 
        - crohn's nt  Orangeone   Mar-29-09 01:49 PM   #109 
  - His doctor didn't know what was causing the tremors  MorningGlow   Mar-29-09 10:16 AM   #40 
  - I've Colitis - and having to go, go go like that makes you shakey -  axollot   Mar-29-09 11:54 AM   #69 
  - Have you tried Asacol and/or acupuncture for your coliitis?  Peregrine Took   Mar-29-09 12:14 PM   #80 
  - Except for a long run of feeling unwell this past year - my first  JerseygirlCT   Mar-29-09 12:23 PM   #85 
  - And by denying the man insurance they just guaranteed that his care will cost more.  Raineyb   Mar-29-09 10:43 AM   #50 
  - are you being sarcastic?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 11:26 AM   #61 
  - Honestly?  JerseygirlCT   Mar-29-09 12:25 PM   #88 
  - ?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 07:20 PM   #154 
     - The insured will - the difference being that there won't need to  JerseygirlCT   Mar-29-09 07:43 PM   #161 
     - The fucking government, just like in any civilized society.  eridani   Mar-30-09 04:05 AM   #197 
  - Personally, I would love to eliminate the insurance companies  Ms. Toad   Mar-29-09 12:51 PM   #94 
  - Medical providers add value. Insurers are parasites that subtract value  eridani   Mar-30-09 04:04 AM   #196 
  - +1, Raineyb nt  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 02:44 PM   #118 
  - Do you work for an insurance company?  enlightenment   Mar-29-09 10:55 AM   #56 
  - Well said, enlightenment! n/t  beac   Mar-29-09 11:56 AM   #71 
  - yes/no  mamameow   Mar-29-09 01:23 PM   #101 
     - This is excactly why we need the insurance companies out!  eagertolearn   Mar-29-09 03:36 PM   #131 
  - "crones" disease......  llmart   Mar-29-09 02:38 PM   #114 
  - no old men  mamameow   Mar-29-09 07:24 PM   #156 
     - I was trying to make a point......  llmart   Mar-30-09 10:42 AM   #205 
  - Why give insurers any money?  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 02:42 PM   #116 
     - ?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 07:31 PM   #159 
  - IBS  Locrian   Mar-29-09 09:59 AM   #30 
  - He has never been able to tolerate dairy  MorningGlow   Mar-29-09 10:19 AM   #43 
  - Total BS - IBS?  otohara   Mar-29-09 11:26 PM   #188 
     - Have you gotten proper care since seeing a traditional doc?  MorningGlow   Mar-30-09 08:11 AM   #203 
  - My kids were denied for having asthma  sarah FAILIN   Mar-29-09 09:21 AM   #14 
  - It is possible to hospitalized for eczema  Orangeone   Mar-29-09 09:45 AM   #23 
  - Mine has it like that too  sarah FAILIN   Mar-29-09 10:16 AM   #42 
  - They'll be happy to take your premiums but when your kids do need some treatment  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Mar-29-09 10:41 AM   #49 
  - According to at least one of those guidelines  Maestro   Mar-29-09 09:29 AM   #15 
  - Unfortunately no different than car or life insurance.  Clear Blue Sky   Mar-29-09 09:37 AM   #17 
  - preferred rates?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 10:47 AM   #53 
  - Fuck insurance companies!  eridani   Mar-30-09 04:08 AM   #198 
  - my father and child are insurance lepers due to a bleeding disorder. n/t  Donnachaidh   Mar-29-09 09:40 AM   #19 
  - They will only insure people who have no health problems and potencialy...  L0oniX   Mar-29-09 09:41 AM   #20 
  - Money for nothing perfectly describes these vultures.  SammyWinstonJack   Mar-29-09 09:47 AM   #26 
     - perfect example  mamameow   Mar-29-09 01:30 PM   #102 
     - Money for nothing is when you allegedly have insurance then get sick and it won't pay.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-29-09 01:40 PM   #106 
     - pay  mamameow   Mar-29-09 07:27 PM   #158 
        - policy  Gormy Cuss   Mar-29-09 07:40 PM   #160 
     - We all understand that  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 02:54 PM   #121 
     - ?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 08:18 PM   #167 
     - Bullshit. They will deny help in any way they can  eridani   Mar-30-09 04:11 AM   #199 
     - +1, SammyWinstonJack! nt  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 02:54 PM   #122 
  - Catch 22 in a big way..  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-29-09 09:46 AM   #24 
  - you said it all.  mamameow   Mar-29-09 01:35 PM   #103 
  - If you lie about what you are taking to get insurance  Ms. Toad   Mar-29-09 09:47 AM   #25 
  - But this isn't about excluding pre-existing conditions  caseymoz   Mar-29-09 07:54 PM   #163 
     - That's how the game works.  Ms. Toad   Mar-30-09 12:42 AM   #192 
        - I can't see your overall point then.  caseymoz   Mar-30-09 03:33 PM   #207 
           - Just stating how the companies work.  Ms. Toad   Mar-30-09 09:08 PM   #208 
  - I had to go through this process recently, it was amazing how the person on the phone (Humana)  SeeHopeWin   Mar-29-09 09:47 AM   #27 
  - Paging Doctor Dean  mdmc   Mar-29-09 09:59 AM   #31 
  - Here's Dr. Dean!  Pushed To The Left   Mar-29-09 04:10 PM   #133 
     - yes!  mdmc   Mar-29-09 06:06 PM   #146 
  - Rheumatoid Arthritis and diabetes here  Joe Bacon   Mar-29-09 10:03 AM   #33 
  - I'm the only one in our family that has actually been denied  Ms. Toad   Mar-29-09 10:13 AM   #38 
  - own information  mamameow   Mar-29-09 01:42 PM   #107 
     - Every insurance policy I have applied for  Ms. Toad   Mar-29-09 03:50 PM   #132 
        - ?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 08:31 PM   #169 
           - Go fill out the application at the url I provided.  Ms. Toad   Mar-30-09 12:34 AM   #191 
  - His plan involves community rating and no denail for pre-existing condition  Hippo_Tron   Mar-29-09 02:51 PM   #120 
  - Single-payor is the only way to go, insurance companies can't be trusted!  DailyGrind51   Mar-29-09 10:07 AM   #34 
  - Somebody on my bowling team had to switch identities with his sick brother to get him treatment  tomm2thumbs   Mar-29-09 10:16 AM   #41 
  - I had 2 heart attacks and a quad bypass. I found that NO ONE  old mark   Mar-29-09 10:19 AM   #44 
  - If these clauses are left in a new universal health care bill then President  jwirr   Mar-29-09 10:45 AM   #52 
  - The health insurance industry kills people.  hunter   Mar-29-09 10:53 AM   #54 
  - Insurance is like lending someone an umbrella for a fee and then asking for the umbrella back...  Odin2005   Mar-29-09 10:55 AM   #55 
  - it's true - we need no fault insurance by the govt for all, and no fault health care for all  tomm2thumbs   Mar-29-09 02:06 PM   #110 
  - +1, Odin! nt  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 02:57 PM   #124 
  - Just like Rainmaker Movie!  Bryn   Mar-29-09 08:43 PM   #172 
  - That was good. I wish I could of thought up an example like that! n/t  eagertolearn   Mar-31-09 04:10 PM   #210 
  - Insurance, Lawyers and Lobbyists, do away with them all.  sarcasmo   Mar-29-09 12:03 PM   #72 
  - I am shocked -- SHOCKED! -- to find out this is going on.  subterranean   Mar-29-09 12:03 PM   #73 
  - Insurance companies are the problem.  Lugnut   Mar-29-09 12:07 PM   #77 
  - stupid medical reporters?  mamameow   Mar-29-09 12:12 PM   #78 
  - Yes, gawd forbid that a health system should actually be run to help the sick!  mbperrin   Mar-29-09 12:25 PM   #87 
  - yes, insurance companies SHOULD quit.  dbonds   Mar-29-09 01:46 PM   #108 
  - Cool! Let's get rid of the M.I.B. then!  MissB   Mar-29-09 06:38 PM   #147 
  - stop  mamameow   Mar-29-09 12:21 PM   #84 
  - Yes, regulate drug companies  Enthusiast   Mar-29-09 03:00 PM   #125 
  - Been victimized and discriminated by Insurance companies. I've lied too.  trickyguy   Mar-29-09 12:30 PM   #90 
  - Well of course insurers seek to lower risk by denying coverage.  antimatter98   Mar-29-09 12:33 PM   #91 
  - It's really too bad we can't tell our elected employess (aka Congress)  dflprincess   Mar-29-09 05:45 PM   #141 
  - Thank you for finding this article  Corgigal   Mar-29-09 12:40 PM   #92 
  - K&R  mvd   Mar-29-09 12:53 PM   #95 
  - It makes me never want to go to the doctor for anything, no matter how sick I get.  MonteLukast   Mar-29-09 01:15 PM   #100 
  - An insurance application should be the size of an index card  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Mar-29-09 01:38 PM   #105 
  - I have a question, if you are prescribed a medicine, and you end up deciding it's not for you,  geiger   Mar-29-09 02:42 PM   #117 
  - Drug Company ads  sallylou666   Mar-29-09 03:18 PM   #128 
  - I'm skeptical about big pharma  belpejic   Mar-29-09 05:39 PM   #138 
  - How insurers secretly blacklist millions with common ailments  kpete   Mar-29-09 05:52 PM   #143 
  - Constantly being ripped-off for huge profits by insurance corporations that have no concern about  GreenTea   Mar-29-09 05:52 PM   #144 
     - And these will be the same effers  Blandocyte   Mar-29-09 05:52 PM   #145 
  - woohoo r #50  nilram   Mar-29-09 07:07 PM   #150 
  - This is obvious, I know from experience  cbc5g   Mar-29-09 07:20 PM   #155 
  - My LTOE re: Single-Payer Health Care  ProudDad   Mar-29-09 09:18 PM   #175 
  - Enbrel & Humira  FirstLight   Mar-29-09 09:18 PM   #176 
  - anyone watch Obama on Face the Nation notice that  tomm2thumbs   Mar-29-09 09:55 PM   #180 
  - Data Miners Use CVS/Supermarket Shopper's Cards???  JPZenger   Mar-29-09 09:57 PM   #181 
  - that's a GREAT point - and CASH ONLY - it's getting ridiculously absurd out there  tomm2thumbs   Mar-29-09 10:04 PM   #182 
  - That clears up a lot!  blackspade   Mar-29-09 10:41 PM   #184 
  - As if having a disease or illness wasn't bad enough by itself,  onestepforward   Mar-29-09 11:16 PM   #187 
  - Criminal Insurance Companies  farmboxer   Mar-29-09 11:54 PM   #189 
  - We need an overhaul of the whole system sooo badly  canineunits   Mar-30-09 06:30 AM   #201 
  - Actually, no, I never wonder why insurance will never be fair  primavera   Mar-30-09 08:15 AM   #204 
  - This goes to prove two things:  riverdeep   Mar-30-09 01:40 PM   #206 
  - Health insurance companies are parasites. - n/t  BrightKnight   Mar-31-09 09:55 PM   #212 
 

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