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Discussions about health insurance, medical bills and other financial issues.

  1. Question Sticky Thread Sticky: Medications? What to do with them?

    Hi all... I am having an issue figuring out what to do with the medications that were left behind when Mitch passed away. :( I have Morphine...

    Started by agillard83, 10-12-2011 08:25 PM
    • Replies: 10
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Vietnam and Gulf War veterans may be eligible for benefits

    Administrator, please make this a sticky on this board. A point of information that may prove valuable to veterans of the Vietnam or Gulf wars...

    Started by Kermica, 02-26-2011 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    02-26-2011 07:57 PM Go to last post
  1. What do ya do when your insurance cap is reached?? HELP

    Looking for any information on what to do once your insurance company sends a registered letter stating you are $40,000 from your life time limit. ...

    Started by LadyHawk57, 07-14-2008 09:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
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  2. negotiating medical (doctor's) bills

    DH was treated by 3 different doctors at different times. There was one doctor who ignored the previous 2 doctors recommendations and gave him what I...

    Started by frankiesgal, 08-03-2014 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 68
    08-03-2014 12:02 PM Go to last post
  3. Canada vs U.S.

    I truly hope that the U.S. gets some form of national healthcare. It's one thing to have to deal with such an awful disease like cancer, but another...

    Started by lori6666, 10-20-2008 09:25 PM
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  4. probate blues (my story so far)

    i hope i picked the correct forum category to post this. it deals with how emotions and greed takes over during the probate process after a loved one...

    Started by naturehd, 01-10-2014 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-22-2014 12:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Health insurance question reguarding Dental problems after radiation ,

    I had squamous cell carcinoma in 2011. I did 40-45 days of radiation and 3 rounds of chemo (cesplatin) My insurance has pretty much covered...

    Started by CharlieP, 02-06-2014 02:19 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  6. Hello Everyone!

    My name is Krystal and I work for an event ticketing company that has been working with a lot of cancer events lately and I wanted to learn more...

    Started by kris_87, 01-23-2014 04:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-01-2014 05:26 AM Go to last post
  7. Getting permission recorded permanently in files

    Hi, a general question about handling the need for the patient's permission when having discussions about their accounts. I seem to be on a...

    Started by Spouse, 12-31-2013 07:07 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-02-2014 07:55 AM Go to last post
  8. Arrow Finacial Woes of Cancer Treatment?

    My fiance and I are just starting this, um, journey... And of course, financial strain is a concern for us. I do have Medicare, which is a...

    Started by jessabeth1980, 11-29-2013 10:02 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-31-2013 06:06 AM Go to last post
  9. Average cost of a PET scan?

    Hello! I had a full body PET scan as well as a chest and brain CT. I got the bill today. 26K before insurance, 600 after. Is this... right? Any...

    Started by MonteBurns, 01-23-2013 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    12-27-2013 03:12 PM Go to last post
  10. No Insurance, No Idea What To Do

    I do not currently have insurance but suspect I may have skin cancer. My husband is a small business owner and is barely making any money, he's now...

    Started by fishfrogdog, 09-30-2011 04:20 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-26-2013 02:15 PM Go to last post
  11. Uninsured.. need help!

    I am currently uninsured. I'm a single woman, I'm in Graduate school, unemployed and live alone. My school was carrying health insurance, and I...

    Started by 1goodbean, 09-07-2013 05:10 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,138
    10-16-2013 06:23 PM Go to last post
  12. Breast Reconstruction Funding

    In 20 days I will have my 3 year mastectomy anniversary. In one way, it's a good anniversary because I'm still alive. In another way, it...

    Started by Tori, 06-07-2008 10:43 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    09-01-2013 09:45 PM Go to last post
  13. Is there a law against raising rent while being under treatment?

    Hey guys quick ? Is there anything in the laws about raising rent when you're going through cancer? My rent has been increased twice now. I don't...

    Started by Ateam0611, 05-10-2012 03:13 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,037
    08-23-2013 04:44 PM Go to last post
  14. International Payout?

    Hello, My husband died in 1997,myself and my 4 children recieved monetary compensation from James Hardie. 4 years ago I was approached by an...

    Started by dreamon, 08-15-2013 03:58 AM
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  15. How to sign over house as quickly as possible and retire early?

    My dad has nothing confirmed yet but we know what it might be and how hard things will get. I have two pressing financial concerns: 1. My dad's...

    Started by Ziggy92, 06-12-2013 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-26-2013 05:34 AM Go to last post
  16. Hypoechoic solid lesion on liver.

    Hi Members I am very confused. In august 2012 i went to doctor coz of heart burn that i had for 7 years now but it comes once in a while (in a...

    Started by Sam.sinha, 05-10-2013 06:24 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-10-2013 07:40 AM Go to last post
  17. Dealing with cancer and finacial issues when alone

    I was just diagnosed by cancer and I'm living alone, I don't have any family or good friends. After a lymph node biopsy the doctors just know that...

    Started by Knirscher, 02-23-2013 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-07-2013 09:45 PM Go to last post
  18. Need to see a doctor but don't have the money or insurance...

    Hi everyone! Relatively new here and I'm in a conundrum. Last year I was diagnosed with IBS after having a colonoscopy. I had it done because of...

    Started by worriedinalabama, 03-26-2013 03:17 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    04-07-2013 09:41 PM Go to last post
  19. Red face Breast Reconstruction Laws ???

    I was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in Aug. of 2006, at the age of 37. I went through 1 1/2 years of chemo, 7 weeks radiation and a...

    Started by Keitha T., 10-27-2011 09:56 PM
    • Replies: 18
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    02-02-2013 05:54 AM Go to last post
  20. Is Cancer considered a pre existing condition?

    Right now I've got my Cobra. That is only good for eighteen months,my question is after that will another ins. co carry me if some thing else comes...

    Started by mssue, 05-21-2005 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    01-13-2013 08:38 AM Go to last post
  21. Life Insurance Policies for Cancer patients?

    Anyone know of Life Insurance companies that cover Cancer pre-existing? We just got married and didn't have time prior to finding out about my H37...

    Started by NewlyWedWife, 05-27-2008 11:08 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    01-09-2013 07:01 PM Go to last post
  22. Exclamation Life Insurance and Cancer

    Hello A friend of mine has cancer and he lives in Canada, he doesn't have life insurance and I tried to convince him to get one. I am not familiar...

    Started by jlee, 11-02-2012 05:18 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-06-2013 11:33 PM Go to last post
  23. Paying for home care.

    My father is pretty much bedridden by his cancer. My mother takes care of him, but needs help. My father has no insurance and wants home care to come...

    Started by jscorpion82, 01-03-2013 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-04-2013 12:29 AM Go to last post
  24. Can you get more SSI benifits if you have cancer.

    My question is if you are diagnosed with cancer and are on SSI do you get any more benefits and how much estimated.

    Started by GordonFreeman, 12-24-2012 07:36 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-24-2012 07:36 PM Go to last post
  25. Work

    If I'd have known finding a job post-dx would be so hard, I think I might have held onto my last gig. I am barely even getting any interviews, and...

    Started by Bamabelle, 10-06-2012 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,310
    12-17-2012 06:10 PM Go to last post
  26. Help with medication costs.

    http://www.needymeds.org/

    Started by Didee, 12-10-2012 06:26 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-10-2012 06:26 AM Go to last post
  27. Reoccuring cancer, work and insurance.....

    Hi everyone. Im posting this on behalf of my mom. She is 56 years old and has been battling cancer for the past 6 years. It first started out with...

    Started by RFA2010, 12-07-2012 06:06 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,156
    12-07-2012 08:40 PM Go to last post
  28. Loans with life insurance as collateral

    Anyone know of institutions/companies that will lend money to terminal patients who will assign life insurance benefits? Not a purchase of the...

    Started by Eddy, 11-30-2012 01:13 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,638
    12-06-2012 06:01 PM Go to last post
  29. Question Second Opinions/Pathology Re-Reads Etc.

    Hi, In the short time I have been involved with these forums, I've seen a great many posts recommending second opinions, pathology reviews from...

    Started by FeatherBoy, 11-24-2012 07:16 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,316
    12-02-2012 04:21 AM Go to last post
  30. Question The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan

    Hi all, Has anyone here had any practical experience with the federally funded Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)? I've not seen any...

    Started by FeatherBoy, 11-24-2012 07:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,146
    12-02-2012 02:53 AM Go to last post
  31. Medigap insurance cost/advice please

    My father is 69 years old and must receive chemotherapy for colon cancer. He had a mass removed and must get preventative care. He currently has...

    Started by Dee1, 10-30-2012 01:55 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,206
    11-02-2012 05:00 AM Go to last post
  32. A Yank a letter of Support from a UK hospital for his fiancee

    I came from the US to take care of my fiancee living in the UK who is suffering from cancer. I came to be with her for her 5 weeks of radiation and...

    Started by aiiiiiee, 11-08-2011 10:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,462
    10-25-2012 09:13 PM Go to last post
  33. what happens if you loose your job and insurance?

    we are still playing the waiting game on the results for my mom, but I starteed thinking what happens if she looses her job and insurance? How long...

    Started by mmr5065, 09-06-2012 10:53 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-23-2012 05:17 PM Go to last post
  34. Moving For Treatment

    My best friend, whom is really more of a sister was diagnosed a while back with a form of sarcoma and has now been told she is instage 3. She is...

    Started by JNG, 08-31-2012 05:20 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,020
    09-01-2012 02:32 PM Go to last post
  35. Need Help-Life isnurance Policy

    Hi My husband is 40 years old and has been battling cancer for 2 years. he was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer which metastasis to the...

    Started by daug67, 07-27-2010 04:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,061
    08-30-2012 12:21 AM Go to last post
  36. Exclamation HELP!!!! Recently Diagnosed with Breast Cancer and No Insurance

    My mother was recently diagnosed with Stage 3 Breast cancer and we do not have any health insurance. What can we do?

    Started by thegirlinred, 08-21-2012 07:56 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,091
    08-22-2012 04:03 AM Go to last post
  37. Should I work? Anyone know about health insurance?

    Hi, I'm new to this forum. I was wondering if anyone can share some insight to my dilemma. Here's a little background info. I graduated from...

    Started by Cytarabine, 07-31-2012 05:34 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,998
    08-01-2012 10:37 PM Go to last post
  38. Difficulty keeping my financial affairs in order

    Hi everyone, I just wanted to ask you all a question. Since being diagnosed in 2010 with stage 4 colon cancer and then doing chemo and radiation, I...

    Started by Rainey, 07-26-2012 07:37 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,296
    07-28-2012 07:54 PM Go to last post
  39. Question about treatment bills

    I have a friend who had basal cell cancer removed from his face. He is having problems paying for his medical bills. I am scared for him, because he...

    Started by FreckledFace, 07-11-2012 04:04 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,811
    07-11-2012 07:07 AM Go to last post
  40. How can we pay?

    My step son has just been diagnosed with probable stage 4 colorectal cancer. He is uninsured. He was unemployed for three years after being...

    Started by JakeStep, 03-19-2012 04:16 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,728
    05-27-2012 09:32 PM Go to last post
  41. How did breast cancer survivor Lisa Lindsay end up behind bars?PLEASE READ IMPORTANT

    HAS THE (US GOVERNMENT )GONE MAD OR IS IT TIME FOR JUDGES TO BE PROSECUTED PLEASE REPLY THEN CONTACT CONGRESS ASK THEM IF THEY WOULD LIKE A...

    Started by I Liv Throu U, 04-29-2012 02:39 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,085
    04-29-2012 03:15 AM Go to last post
  42. cancer

    Question: Drinking Alcohol and Your Cancer Risk I read that to prevent cancer, you should only drink a moderate amount of alcohol. How much alcohol...

    Started by Majo, 04-10-2012 05:34 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,580
    04-10-2012 05:34 AM Go to last post
  43. Advice on seeking a job, post-cancer treatment

    I am 26 and finished cancer treatment and searching for a job has been an unbelievable struggle. Been looking to relocate to a major city like DC. ...

    Started by Indiefan, 06-23-2011 02:51 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,825
    04-05-2012 06:11 PM Go to last post
  44. Question Dad pancreatic cancer - medical benefit alternatives

    Hello everyone, i have a dilemma on my hands. My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer about 5 months ago. He is undergoing chemo and so far he is...

    Started by supaalex, 11-03-2011 10:29 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,564
    04-04-2012 06:07 AM Go to last post
  45. Stuck

    It's my understanding that cancer makes a person uninsurable (unless one is cured and waits five years), so does that mean that I am stuck in my...

    Started by Bamabelle, 03-17-2012 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,536
    03-17-2012 05:02 PM Go to last post
  46. Need Guidance re Retaining Job, Health Benefits When Cancer Is Disabling, Please

    Hi Folks, I got great information and support from on-line forums two years ago when I was dealing with a colon cancer situation (that was...

    Started by Frank in NC, 04-06-2011 02:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,830
    10-27-2011 06:21 AM Go to last post
  47. Leukemia

    Hello. My dad, aged 60, has been diagnosed with leukemia. I am only aged in my early teens and I don't know to much about health care benefits.. Is...

    Started by Ritty, 10-05-2011 09:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,025
    10-06-2011 03:38 AM Go to last post
  48. Need Help...vote here...

    Attached is a link to the Aviva Community Fund competition. Its a competition which awards money to the best ideas that benefit our community. Please...

    Started by TREVAN, 10-04-2011 07:43 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,706
    10-04-2011 07:43 PM Go to last post
  49. Cancer Drug Costs

    Why are cancer drugs so high? http://bit.ly/njOkHv

    Started by historicglass, 08-22-2011 08:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,206
    08-22-2011 08:37 PM Go to last post
  50. Wife with cancer -- Financial assistance question

    is there ANY financial assistance for this type of cancer? My wife was diagnosed a few years ago and when I switched jobs I could not get health...

    Started by snazzybottoms, 06-28-2011 04:00 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,191
    06-28-2011 02:28 PM Go to last post

 

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