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worried about my prosthetic


Saturday, February 15, 2014

I found out yesterday that my insurance will not pay for my definitive prosthetic. The new prosthetic will cost about 10000.00. Oh well it is always something.
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PROVERBS31JULIA 2/19/2014 4:00PM

    Appeal to the insurance company...
Play the lottery.
This totally sucks. Which is really bad because my step-dad had a prosthetic leg too, and where does it go after he passed on? I know everyone is different but would be nice if there was a way to recycle and make whatever tweaks are necessary to make those available to those where the insurance won't cover one!

Maybe open up a Kickstarter Crowd Source fund for it? If 10,000 SparkPeople each donated $1.00, you'd be up and dancing in no time!!


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LINDAMARIEZ1 2/17/2014 2:59PM

    I am sorry to hear that Joe! I am praying something changes!

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PATRICIAAK 2/16/2014 8:21PM

    my recent surgery left me owing $40,000 after insurance

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STR458 2/16/2014 11:52AM

    yikes, there's something to think about emoticon

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MSLZZY 2/16/2014 8:16AM

    That makes no sense. Appeal their decision!

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TIMOTHY53 2/15/2014 10:28PM

    I have never understood that kind of reasoning.

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CASTIRONLADY 2/15/2014 9:31PM

    Are there any other agencies that can help you with this? Don't give up yet. Have your doctor write an explanation to the insurance company. God bless. emoticon

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HAPPY-DESTINY 2/15/2014 8:08PM

    I agree with PLMITCH.. appeal it!

I really wish I had the money to help you out!

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4KWALK 2/15/2014 8:07PM

    Is there any way of getting around this ruling? I hope you are able to get the new prosthetic somehow.


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PLMITCH 2/15/2014 7:14PM

    That just totally sucks! I swear some insurance companies go out of their way to figure out what NOT to pay for! I hope you appeal and win! emoticon

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