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insurance denies out of network care to Joslin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grace Jacobs Dec 22, 2009. 11 Replies

I need support and help. Our 13 year old daughter has had type 1 diabetes for 29 months. We started her care at Maine Medical Center when we got the call she has diabetes. The care there was triage…Continue

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Linda G left a comment for Grace Jacobs
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRACE!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Jan 17, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Grace Jacobs
"Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you ♥ Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 365 days (it's a leap year)! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Jan 17, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Grace Jacobs
"Greetings Grace..... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Jan 17, 2011
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"Hi, I sure hope you have one fantastic Birthday! "
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Jan 17, 2011
Grace Jacobs replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"Dear Kaila-- so sorry to hear this. Heartbreaking. I hope you contact Joslin Diabetes Center as they do have funds for folks without insurance to receive care. Another thought--Does your state have an insurance program you might qualify for? take…"
Dec 22, 2009
Kaila replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"Im sorry to hear that your having problems with medical insurance. I too am having difficulties trying to get health insurance back. I'm 21 and have had type 1 for 14.5 years. I also have two types of auto-immune arthritis's, Fibromyalgia,…"
Dec 16, 2009
Grace Jacobs replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"thanks-- it means a lot to have a cheering section."
Dec 16, 2009
Grace Jacobs replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"We are in Southern Maine -- so it is almost as easy to go to Boston as Portland! The social worker at Joslin is an angel and she is helping. They have submitted an appeal to Anthem on our behalf as has the PCP. So much like your uncle we know the…"
Dec 16, 2009
Alli replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"ugh! i can't help too much, but wanted to let you know you're not alone in feeling this way. after my uncle had several heart attacks in quick succession, my mother fought with his drs to get him transfered from maine medical to a hospital…"
Dec 16, 2009
Grace Jacobs replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"Thank you. For now this is it. I am a teacher in Maine and this is the insurance I have for our girl and we aren't moving anytime soon. <:"
Dec 14, 2009
Grace Jacobs replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"Thank you. Your thoughts and insight are very helpful. I wrote to her Joslin team and her PCP after reading this and asked them to fax Anthem with all the thoughts you stated and more. It felt great to throw this out and receive support back. I…"
Dec 14, 2009
Chrissy replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"There are a lot of reasons why your request may have been denied. You should push for answers with Anthem. If you get health coverage through you or your spouse's work talk with the person in charge of benefits at your work. If you can you…"
Dec 14, 2009
Brian (bsc) replied to Grace Jacobs's discussion 'insurance denies out of network care to Joslin'
"I am sure it is very hard to deal with this. Anthem is stepping in to make medical decisions and the way to deal with this is to get the medical expertise on your team to fight back. A first line of defense is contesting this decision is to get one…"
Dec 14, 2009
Grace Jacobs posted a discussion

insurance denies out of network care to Joslin

I need support and help. Our 13 year old daughter has had type 1 diabetes for 29 months. We started her care at Maine Medical Center when we got the call she has diabetes. The care there was triage at best and we were all drowning. After many issues we switched to Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. Anthem approved the out of network care for this time. We cherish the comprehensive care services and the team approach at Joslin that have helped us navigate life with a diabetes. Our daughter also…See More
Dec 14, 2009
MelissaBL left a comment for Grace Jacobs
"Welcome to TuDiabetes, Grace! I had Anthem BCBS of Virginia for a year. If you have any questions, check out our new member guide. To change your profile photo to something other than the default "Upload Your Photo," click on Settings."
Nov 3, 2009

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At 9:11am on January 17, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRACE!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
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At 4:21am on January 17, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Grace. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 3:52am on January 17, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you ♥
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 365 days (it's a leap year)!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 7:20pm on January 17, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Grace.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 9:35am on January 17, 2011, Doris D said…
At 9:00pm on November 3, 2009, MelissaBL said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, Grace! I had Anthem BCBS of Virginia for a year.

If you have any questions, check out our new member guide.

To change your profile photo to something other than the default "Upload Your Photo," click on Settings.
At 7:10pm on November 2, 2009, Robyn said…
Hi and Welcome!
 
 
 

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