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hobbit709 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-19-09 01:41 PM
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5. Friend of mine went through that
Unable to walk except in excruciating pain until she got her hip replacement done.
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  -For disabled, two-year wait for Medicare 'devastating' Lone_Star_Dem  Jul-19-09 01:37 PM   #0 
  - We have some of the stupidest laws on the planet.  aquart   Jul-19-09 01:39 PM   #1 
  - And the claim that we have the "best health care system on earth" becomes more laughable by the day  rockymountaindem   Jul-19-09 01:40 PM   #2 
  - i survived the wait.  dysfunctional press   Jul-19-09 01:41 PM   #3 
  - Same here. nt  Mojorabbit   Jul-19-09 04:09 PM   #14 
  - I remember getting my Medicare two years after being approved  Roon   Jul-19-09 01:41 PM   #4 
  - Friend of mine went through that  hobbit709   Jul-19-09 01:41 PM   #5 
  - WAIT...That can't be! It's only in those "Socialist" countries where long lines exist!  bobbolink   Jul-19-09 02:35 PM   #10 
  - Face it, too many of the people writing our laws probably  hedgehog   Jul-19-09 01:59 PM   #6 
  - Doesn't it take more than 2 years to get the SSDI approved in the first place??  SmileyRose   Jul-19-09 02:03 PM   #7 
  - Mr. D. got approved in about 13 months.  dixiegrrrrl   Jul-19-09 03:37 PM   #13 
  - yep- your disability award is retroactive to the day you became disabled...  dysfunctional press   Jul-19-09 05:31 PM   #16 
  - Is this longer than Canadians have to wait for healthcare?  CoffeeCat   Jul-19-09 02:26 PM   #8 
  - Just wait until Medicare and Medicaid cuts go into effect! Cutting people like this is  bobbolink   Jul-19-09 02:33 PM   #9 
  - i simply cannot believe how we allow them to treat us like this.  inna   Jul-19-09 02:57 PM   #11 
  - My brother had to wait a long time for SSDI and now his 2...  prairierose   Jul-19-09 03:35 PM   #12 
  - I think they "engineer" our alleged social safety net to...  Kansas Wyatt   Jul-19-09 04:33 PM   #15 
  - Kick... important article  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-19-09 06:19 PM   #17 
  - The wait is bad, and the attempt to get it is frustrating  hyphenate   Jul-19-09 06:51 PM   #18 

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