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Posted 8 Jan 2013 by • 16 answers
... since roughly 2001. Medicare switched me to a new plan for 2013, since my old plan's prices have gone way up (I get extra help, due to finances, so money IS a big issue). Unfortunately, my new plan does not cover Advair, and I'm clueless as to what else will work in maintaining the ...
How do I find a pain management doctor who will prescribe opoids when other methods are unsuccessful
Posted 16 Dec 2011 by • 5 answers
Other methods have been tried - corticosteroid injections and now they will attempt a nerve block. I just sent a message to my doctor to get the details regarding this. My insurance (MediCare/MediCal) limits things like acupuncture for pain management so I am concerned because my current pain ...
Posted 9 Apr 2013 by • 2 answers
My pharmacist told me the price (without insurance) was $87.50! I nearly swallowed my tongue! That is outrageous! And the only insurance I have is Medicare and a supplement. If they don't pay, I will have to skip the colonoscopy. I am on a very fixed income. What have some of you had to pay ...
Posted 1 day 16 hours ago by • 0 answers
How can I get Cimzia cheaper while also receiving Medicare?
Posted 4 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
I have received Bill statements..blue cross and MEDICARE..the doctor is dipping in both of these ins co. Ironically I do not have MEDICARE..only blue cross& blue shield..so seems like FRAUD..please help
Posted 19 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
My grandson age 22, has type 2 SMA and his health coverage is medicare now that his single mother lost her job 3 weeks ago. Does he have access to this treatment?
Posted 23 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
I was with Humana and cancelled twice during 2016. I was approved for disability/medicare on Nov 8, but still no medicare card. I hear medicare will not pay 60% the cost for gamunex c for 2017. The last 3 weeks I have had no shipment due to the wait. I did buy an insurance policy on exchanges just ...
Posted 8 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
Remicade Infusion no longer works and methotrexate causes severe elevation in liver enzymes
Posted 11 Nov 2016 by • 1 answer
My wife is going on Medicare in a couple of months and the out of pocket costs under the Part D plans she has been offered are pretty high. Is there a generic equivalent that costs less that she can look into? It's really helping her control her diabetes but the cost is concerning as we move ...
Posted 21 Nov 2016 by • 2 answers
I have suffered for more than 10 yrs from chronic pain due to occipital neuralgia, severe muscle pain, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, I have osteopenia in lower back, also have herniated and bulging disks in lower back and upper cervical spine. Have degenerative disk disease for more than 30 yrs. ...
Clozaril - Clozapine - Medicare part D drug plans either get bought out by others or move clozapine?
Posted 5 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
... to higher?
Posted 14 Sep 2016 by • 1 answer
... insurance plans?
Posted 8 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
Medicare will only pay every 6 months but I have had 2 conflicting answers on whether it is for medical or financial reasons.
Posted 27 Sep 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 6 Sep 2015 by • 1 answer
I am currently taking 10mg amlodipine daily and the dosage needs to be reduced. I am also in dire straits financially and am very adept with a pill cutter. Being in the 'donut hole' on Medicare, which is my only coverage doesn't help either. Plus I believe that I am having side ...