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Forum: The Big File 03-13-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,364
Posted By Paul
Read it again. He was deployed after a...

Read it again. He was deployed after a discectomy. He had the ADR only 2 weeks ago.
Forum: The Big File 03-13-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,700
Posted By Paul
Good luck with that. I had no luck with UHC. The...

Good luck with that. I had no luck with UHC. The whole process is a scam. The get to pick the doctors etc. It is a total crock. They pay these retired fossils to do the reviews so you know where they...
Forum: The Big File 03-02-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,195
Posted By Paul
I don't know about that lower cost comment he...

I don't know about that lower cost comment he made. I have not added up all the costs but my 2 level fusion is over 100,000 just doing a cursory glance at the insurance EOBs. That is what they are...
Forum: Insurance Hell 02-17-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,101
Posted By Paul
The way it was explained to me is that the...

The way it was explained to me is that the company provides the pool of money and then it is put into a trust basically. The company can no longer touch it. So in my case I thought since it was the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-03-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,377
Posted By Paul
February 6 I will be 2 weeks out of a 2-level...

February 6 I will be 2 weeks out of a 2-level fusion. I had a 360 fusion which is rods and screws in back and cages through the front. No bone graft. He used BMP (the bone protein stuff Jay mentions...
Forum: Insurance Hell 12-29-2005, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,101
Posted By Paul
I see that my post came back to the fore....

I see that my post came back to the fore. Yesterday was 3 weeks out for me on a 2 level 360 fusion. I'm still bitter about UHC. FYI, a 2 level fusion is a brutal surgery. Recovery for this is a slow...
Forum: The Big File 11-10-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,593
Posted By Paul
I agree with others on hear that said proabably a...

I agree with others on hear that said proabably a blessing in disguise. Be sure to go and get a copy of your medical record. You have a right to it. Maybe you can even get nurse so and so to give it...
Forum: The Big File 11-08-2005, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,379
Posted By Paul
Ditto on what the others have said about UHC.

Ditto on what the others have said about UHC.
Forum: The Big File 10-27-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,559
Posted By Paul
There have been 2 levels done here in the states....

There have been 2 levels done here in the states. It is "off label" for the Charite and in the study for the Pro-Disc. the problem is getting insurance to pay for them. Getting the to pay for 1 level...
Forum: The Big File 10-27-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,759
Posted By Paul
United Helath Care does not.

United Helath Care does not.
Forum: The Big File 10-25-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,830
Posted By Paul
Big Red, I was denied on my first appeal. I...

Big Red,

I was denied on my first appeal. I decided to not fight anymore and have scheduled a fusion for Dec. 6th. My doctor feels that it is going to be at least another year before insurance...
Forum: The Big File 10-25-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,830
Posted By Paul
My denial used the same line from the FDA...

My denial used the same line from the FDA approval. The easy out for the insuarnce is who is to say when there is enough evidence that this is safe and effective. The insurance company holds all the...
Forum: The Big File 10-19-2005, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,191
Posted By Paul
I'm male but I used to date a woman that didn't...

I'm male but I used to date a woman that didn't have back pain as we know it but would have back pain during that time of the month.

During this time there is an increase in something called...
Forum: The Big File 10-17-2005, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,491
Posted By Paul
Thanks all. I did use the Depuy appeals guide. I...

Thanks all. I did use the Depuy appeals guide. I sent them a stack of stuff about an inch thick. Articles, policies from other companies that are paying. It all boiled down to a gun-for-hire that has...
Forum: The Big File 10-16-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,491
Posted By Paul
Just went out and got the mail from yesterday and...

Just went out and got the mail from yesterday and there it was. I am so down. I'm at loss as to what to do now. The year is almost up and I have been hearing rumors at work that next year we are...
Forum: Insurance Hell 08-30-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,101
Posted By Paul
It was UHC that was requesting it not HR. From me...

It was UHC that was requesting it not HR. From me starting to dig into this I get the imnpression that UHC thinks the these artificial disks just fell out of the sky within the past year and they are...
Forum: The Big File 08-29-2005, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,596
Posted By Paul
I have a similar post for UHC people Anyone...

I have a similar post for UHC people Anyone approved by UHC? (http://www.adrsupport.org/private-cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000795) and in this post I am seeking people who have their...
Forum: The Big File 08-29-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 40,587
Posted By Paul
Just received this one: Software error: ...

Just received this one:

Software error:
Can't EXlock 'ubb/cache-H3KVM5EU/lock/global.cgi'. The exact error returned by the operating system is: Unknown error
For help, please send mail to this...
Forum: Insurance Hell 08-29-2005, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,101
Posted By Paul
Anyone approved by UHC?

I am starting to gather up my info for my first appeal. My HR departmnet says UHC wants to see "which carriers have covered this procedure and for whom" I thought I would start off by seeking out...
Forum: The Big File 08-16-2005, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,511
Posted By Paul
Whatever you do, do not send Dr. Regan an email....

Whatever you do, do not send Dr. Regan an email. You will never hear back. At least that has been my experience. YMMV.
Forum: The Big File 07-22-2005, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,670
Posted By Paul
Same here. Lost faxes, etc. I decided not to even...

Same here. Lost faxes, etc. I decided not to even bother with an appeal as I know where that will go.
Forum: The Big File 07-06-2005, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,369
Posted By Paul
Peloza has been criticizing Charite for quite a...

Peloza has been criticizing Charite for quite a while. Take it with a grain of salt as he is tied up with a competing disk. Money talks.
Forum: The Big File 06-13-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,477
Posted By Paul
2 level for me. Insurance denied

2 level for me. Insurance denied
Forum: The Big File 05-23-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,833
Posted By Paul
Who is your company?

Who is your company?
Forum: The Big File 05-16-2005, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,599
Posted By Paul
I have UHC....flat denial. No way. No how. ...

I have UHC....flat denial. No way. No how.

Hopefully you will be the first and the floodgates will start to open.
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