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Author: trenchrat Big funky green star, 20000 posts Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 123104  
Subject: Re: HEALTHCARE RANT! Date: 3/15/2009 9:34 PM
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I had great insurance....wild kingdom mutual of omaha....I took a huge deductable....5k/yr..so the payments were real low...for 20+ years....I paid real low..never making the deduct...then catastrophe did hit...5k was like a weeks billing....then I paid nothing after that...each year...I paid the 5k to the oncologist first week...and that was that....everything covered..even drugs...then...just as I was finishing the last course of chemo....I got a letter,,,,dreaded letter...MoA said they were cutting me loose...cya...I got shuffled off into some death HMO...that did not deal with the ocologist...and some other periferal docs I had....basically....they told me to lay down in a corner and croak asap

I was on SSD by then...so medicare was my option

one day....this could happen to any of you....probbly will in time

good luck

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