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excess_3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-04-09 08:05 PM
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7. there will always be a claims adjuster

get used to it
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  -Of rationing health care, death camps, Kaiser Permenente, and my 80+ year old mother . . . Triana  Sep-04-09 07:37 PM   #0 
  - What about Medicare? nt  valerief   Sep-04-09 07:40 PM   #1 
  - Kaiser and Trickie put us in this boat over 30 yrs ago!  orpupilofnature57   Sep-04-09 07:41 PM   #2 
  - This is what cut them loose, thanksTrick Dick  orpupilofnature57   Sep-04-09 08:18 PM   #11 
  - Yep they did! Rotten bastards!  SammyWinstonJack   Sep-04-09 08:56 PM   #18 
  - Our benevolent private insurance overlords would NEVER do something like that...n/t  Duke Newcombe   Sep-04-09 07:41 PM   #3 
  - I'm not 80 yet, but  Suich   Sep-04-09 07:43 PM   #4 
  - She said she had to fight to get it covered because of her age...  Triana   Sep-04-09 08:07 PM   #9 
  - In the case of an HMO`  mitchtv   Sep-04-09 10:15 PM   #23 
     - !  Triana   Sep-04-09 10:23 PM   #25 
     - I'm on Medicare and I don't know what that means,  Suich   Sep-04-09 10:56 PM   #27 
        - Kaiser makes the decisions, no appeal to MC  mitchtv   Sep-04-09 11:01 PM   #29 
           - Kaiser needs to GO.  Triana   Sep-04-09 11:40 PM   #31 
  - Wow, KP has changed since I was a member. My biggest problem was  Cleita   Sep-04-09 07:46 PM   #5 
  - She needs to get away from Kaiser...  Triana   Sep-04-09 08:08 PM   #10 
     - I am on Medicare have HEALTHNET hmo  mitchtv   Sep-04-09 10:59 PM   #28 
  - I know nothing about Kaiser but isn't she on Medicare?  virgogal   Sep-04-09 07:48 PM   #6 
  - She has said they won't cover it...  Triana   Sep-04-09 08:06 PM   #8 
     - There is certainly nothing about age in the book I have.  virgogal   Sep-04-09 08:18 PM   #12 
        - I will pass this on to her...thanks. n/t  Triana   Sep-04-09 08:24 PM   #13 
  - there will always be a claims adjuster  excess_3   Sep-04-09 08:05 PM   #7 
  - That doesn't sound right; I'm KP with Medicare and there's no age exclusion in my coverage  REP   Sep-04-09 08:26 PM   #14 
  - I think her doctor and KP are acting like asses  Triana   Sep-04-09 08:38 PM   #15 
     - Good luck, Triana!  Suich   Sep-04-09 08:46 PM   #16 
        - I hope it does - however Kaiser has treated her like sh*t since she got on it  Triana   Sep-04-09 08:54 PM   #17 
  - Why is your Mom, at 80, not using Medicare first and insurance to plug gaps?  Stinky The Clown   Sep-04-09 08:58 PM   #19 
  - That's supposed to be what she has (I think) but  Triana   Sep-04-09 09:20 PM   #20 
     - Having been there (caring for an aged parenet) more than once ......  Stinky The Clown   Sep-04-09 09:52 PM   #21 
  - If your mom wants these tests she should get them  dflprincess   Sep-04-09 10:10 PM   #22 
  - Well they aren't fun tests..  Triana   Sep-04-09 10:22 PM   #24 
  - I think your mom is confused -- we have Kaiser Senior Advantage too - please read  SmileyRose   Sep-04-09 10:26 PM   #26 
  - So what's happening is the primary care Dr. is simply NOT ordering tests  Triana   Sep-04-09 11:39 PM   #30 
     - If the tests are listed on a sheet  SmileyRose   Sep-05-09 09:02 AM   #32 
        - I live on the other side of the country from her so..  Triana   Sep-05-09 09:20 AM   #33 
           - Medicare has it's quirks too.  SmileyRose   Sep-05-09 09:53 AM   #34 
  - Kaiser does ration care. It would be good to see comparisons  WeCanWorkItOut   Sep-05-09 10:39 AM   #35 
  - I forgot (it was so obvious): Kaiser also rations access to specialists  WeCanWorkItOut   Sep-05-09 12:51 PM   #36 
  - Sounds like your mom is on a "Medicare Advantage" program (Medicare Part C), not traditional MedC.  Justitia   Sep-05-09 01:01 PM   #37 
     - she can also write Kiaser and complain  Epiphany4z   Sep-06-09 12:57 PM   #38 

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