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Honeycombe8 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-31-09 06:10 PM
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31. My ins. co. would never approve so many tests. nt
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  -I went to the doctor yesterday TrogL  Jul-31-09 12:45 PM   #0 
  - You make me very jealous. And sad. n/t  Laelth   Jul-31-09 12:48 PM   #1 
  - About 3 or 4 different offices, $15-$30.00 in co-pays to GP, then a fee for the  glowing   Jul-31-09 12:51 PM   #2 
  - And don't forget, one of those tests will somehow be found to be for a  Sub Atomic   Jul-31-09 01:08 PM   #9 
  - I don't know about the other tests,  xxqqqzme   Jul-31-09 12:51 PM   #3 
  - My HMO charges $25 co-pay for Office visit...  FoyF   Jul-31-09 12:54 PM   #4 
  - Would cost my family $25.00 for office visit ... $0 for labs...  mscuedawg   Jul-31-09 12:59 PM   #5 
  - Not to long ago I had a similar experience with my doctor...  nyc 4 Biden   Jul-31-09 01:01 PM   #6 
  - How much of your income do you pay in taxes? You pay--you just don't pay at  MADem   Jul-31-09 01:03 PM   #7 
  - I think it's mostly routine stuff  TrogL   Jul-31-09 01:27 PM   #10 
     - I am confused--you have "optional" insurance? Ambulances and drugs aren't covered?  MADem   Jul-31-09 01:52 PM   #12 
        - Not everything is covered and there are wait times  TrogL   Jul-31-09 02:26 PM   #15 
           - I certainly agree that the essential care is there.  MADem   Jul-31-09 02:56 PM   #21 
              - It's taken out monthly but probably a yearly cost  TrogL   Jul-31-09 03:42 PM   #23 
                 - Heh. I actually do understand the system--I was wondering who'd  MADem   Jul-31-09 06:05 PM   #30 
                    - The bag's not as simple up here, fortunately  Posteritatis   Jul-31-09 06:22 PM   #32 
                    - Hmmmmm. Interesting! nt  MADem   Jul-31-09 06:29 PM   #34 
                    - Depends if the Conservatives (or Liberals) have a leadership review  TrogL   Jul-31-09 06:24 PM   #33 
  - Depends on what kind of insurance some has  dflprincess   Jul-31-09 01:06 PM   #8 
  - .  Hav   Jul-31-09 01:40 PM   #11 
  - I was actually surprised at how few he ticked  TrogL   Jul-31-09 01:52 PM   #13 
  - as the years go by --  xchrom   Jul-31-09 02:23 PM   #14 
  - A big problem with US costs is that people with no insurance pay the highest price  high density   Jul-31-09 02:32 PM   #16 
  - What about the propaganda given regarding people and their docs,  gita   Jul-31-09 02:35 PM   #17 
  - Canada is single payer for ~70% of everything  PolNewf   Jul-31-09 03:14 PM   #22 
  - My experiences  TrogL   Jul-31-09 04:29 PM   #26 
  - About $30 in copays for me...  JuniperLea   Jul-31-09 02:35 PM   #18 
  - Do judging from your description  busymom   Jul-31-09 02:38 PM   #19 
  - He ordered the tests he felt were necessary and didn't have to worry that I couldn't pay for them  TrogL   Jul-31-09 05:06 PM   #28 
  - No idea without isurance you would be a fool to find out that you had a pre existing condition  grantcart   Jul-31-09 02:39 PM   #20 
  - ... I was nervous to hear the ending, ie bottom line  tomm2thumbs   Jul-31-09 03:59 PM   #24 
  - Nothing for me.  newinnm   Jul-31-09 04:20 PM   #25 
  - with insurance my sons bills are mostly from tests  proud patriot   Jul-31-09 04:36 PM   #27 
  - I just signed up for health insurance with my new company this week.  tammywammy   Jul-31-09 05:31 PM   #29 
  - My ins. co. would never approve so many tests. nt  Honeycombe8   Jul-31-09 06:10 PM   #31 
  - Well let me call the bank to see if they will loan me the cash to pay for it...  and-justice-for-all   Jul-31-09 06:30 PM   #35 

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