*Reblog* Cancer Journey: Part 6

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This is not the easiest post and it doesn’t have anything to do with the status of my diagnosis.

The last couple weeks have been tough.  I had to change my insurance plan, at work, and elected the “gold” versus the “silver” plan, in order to get rid of the annual deductible and bring down the usage fees when I see the doctor or get labs.  It also raised my weekly contribution costs, but it had to be done.

Unfortunately, with this plan change, came with a carrier change.  I joined the Sutter Health network and am sad to report they choose to charge patients a 20% copay for chemo medication, where other plans cover it 100% or charge a max of $50/prescription.  Hopefully, one day they realize how punitive this is and begin to cover oral chemotherapy pills as effectively as they do IV chemotherapy.

I left a plan…

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5 Responses to *Reblog* Cancer Journey: Part 6

  1. susieshy45 says:

    Hi
    I reblogged this on Susieshy45 and left a comment in the original bloggers post but it doesn’t show up there- perhaps its gone into her spam- can you please contact her and let her know to check her spam messages, there may be important messages there.
    Susie

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  2. susieshy45 says:

    Dear Trina,
    Thanks to you, and the information you put out, Lynn has enough money to pay for her chemo.God bless you. I am not sure if you are a Christian but what you have done is been the ” Good Samaritan”.
    Susie

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