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7: This Really is the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party!

Day 6: Okay, after a night’s sleep and a few prayers, I’m in a better mood. I mean how hard can it be to find one plan that will cover most of my medications? Even if they are brand names? I mean this is America, they say we have the finest Health Care....

8: The 7th Day

Day 7: Sunday- God’s Day of Rest- Not mine or the Reps from the Insurance companies. 1-Have to call Humana which covers 3 of my 11 drugs according to another 4 hours on the plan finder.  I have to ask which ones. Still can’t compare drugs because they just...

9: Why Aren’t Drug Companies Guilty of Human Experimentation?

Day 8: Yeah!!! Success in some measure. Healthcare.gov- just found this site with great info about what Affordable Care will offer regular people. I mean seniors here! Like 50% discount paid by the manufacturer (or rather they pay 50% so its more like cost sharing)...

10: Hold A “Pay It Forward Party!”

Day 9: We can Call it a “Charity Ball” or a “Pay it Forward” Party! 1- Have decided I’ll never get through all the plans to compare because I’ll die of old age by the time I get done. It takes too much time and energy, so I asked...

11: Insurance Agents and Other Ruffled Feathers

Day 10: Today an insurance agent, Mr. Mubbles, is meant to come to tell me the advantages of the different insurance plans for Medicare Part D. I told one of the Medicare agencies, on the phone not to try to send me anyone who wanted to sell me something, especially...

12: One Step At A Time Through a Healthcare Minefield

Okay, so the doctor and I worked together and managed to ask for a pre-authorization on one of my meds. We made sure we got it done in time. We called, we faxed, we mailed. We’ve tried for several years to no avail before this year, still we believe in justice, so we...