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Forum: The Big File 06-14-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,935
Posted By bmills
Harrison I sent you my story in three...

Harrison

I sent you my story in three paragraphs, via e-mail in a Word attachment.

Thanks.
Brady Mills
Forum: The Big File 12-09-2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,445
Posted By bmills
I also received a Kineflex with Dr Pettine in...

I also received a Kineflex with Dr Pettine in Colorado with the Charite/Kineflex study. He has done well over 100, maybe 200 or more total ADR's. He's done Charite, AMAV, and Kineflex. Everything...
Forum: The Big File 10-25-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,828
Posted By bmills
CIGNA turned mine down all the way through. ...

CIGNA turned mine down all the way through.

Being in the Kineflex/Charite study, the insurance company must first be billed to see if they will pay.

They are denying the bills from the...
Forum: The Big File 10-21-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,120
Posted By bmills
Juli, I did not have as much work done to me as...

Juli, I did not have as much work done to me as you did. I just had a one level l5/s1 ADR but I had significant leg pain for about 3 or 4 weeks. It was not like a sharp nerve kind of pain but more...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-28-2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,544
Posted By bmills
Melissa, I've seen a PM doctor something like...

Melissa, I've seen a PM doctor something like yours. They feel they should be the only one that should decide if you should have surgical intervention. Don't worry about what the PM says.

If you...
Forum: The Big File 07-12-2005, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,560
Posted By bmills
I also got nothing back when I asked for everyone...

I also got nothing back when I asked for everyone that had Cigna insurance and were waiting for ADR.

Brady
Forum: The Big File 07-07-2005, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,040
Posted By bmills
Has anyone heard how Nicole is doing in the last...

Has anyone heard how Nicole is doing in the last few days?

Also, did she state which device she received in the study? The Charite or the Kineflex?

Brady
Forum: The Big File 07-07-2005, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,598
Posted By bmills
Hope for a positive stand coming from Medicare...

Hope for a positive stand coming from Medicare this October. It should be a big boost if it is. If they take a negative stand on it, that will be very bad.

I think it would be helpful to know...
Forum: The Big File 07-06-2005, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,598
Posted By bmills
I'm waiting to file the law suit for right now. ...

I'm waiting to file the law suit for right now. Here is some info from my attorney's research:

She says that Medicare is going to come out with their official position on ADR this October. Even...
Forum: The Big File 06-30-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,808
Posted By bmills
David, does the MRI show DDD at both levels? Did...

David, does the MRI show DDD at both levels? Did you feel concordant pain at both or one level?

Brady
Forum: The Big File 06-30-2005, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,077
Posted By bmills
Thank you Allan, Kim, and Harrison and everyone...

Thank you Allan, Kim, and Harrison and everyone else.

Also, thank you Andrea. Andrea is on this forum. She is here in Colorado and is in the legal/attorney business and has provided extremely...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-27-2005, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,547
Posted By bmills
I have been to the same location and saw doctor...

I have been to the same location and saw doctor Kenneth Pettine. He is a partner with doctor Donnor. I liked Pettine a lot and think he is a talented doctor. I don't know much about Donnor but I...
Forum: The Big File 06-27-2005, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,077
Posted By bmills
Kim: At this point, I really want to file...

Kim:

At this point, I really want to file the law suit. I have three very experienced ortho surgeons that have examined me multiple times and recommend ADR. Also, my attorney has two chiefs of...
Forum: The Big File 06-27-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,474
Posted By bmills
BrendaWY: Great idea with the newspaper...

BrendaWY:

Great idea with the newspaper adv. Can you send a copy to my e-mail or post a copy here? I'm close here in Colorado, maybe we could work together on some of this. I'd like to show...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-27-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,547
Posted By bmills
BrendaWY: What doctor are you going to see in...

BrendaWY: What doctor are you going to see in Colorado?

Brady
Forum: The Big File 06-26-2005, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,077
Posted By bmills
Still trying to determine what to do. Denied...

Still trying to determine what to do.

Denied at final appeal with insurance for Charite at L5/S1.

Doctor feels I'd do well with ADR or Fusion.

Contemplating a law suit against insurance...
Forum: The Big File 06-13-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,621
Posted By bmills
I have CIGNA HMO in Colorado. Denied. I went...

I have CIGNA HMO in Colorado. Denied. I went through all 3 levels of the appeal process. I am very seriously investigating lititgation. Will know where that stands this week.

Brady
Forum: The Big File 06-13-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,400
Posted By bmills
Article from Fort Collins Colorado news paper. ...

Article from Fort Collins Colorado news paper. Here is the link if you want it:

http://www.coloradoan.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20...rchID=73211042708442...
Forum: The Big File 06-09-2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,278
Posted By bmills
I will keep you posted. My doctor who was a...

I will keep you posted. My doctor who was a principal investigator for the Charite feels I would do well with fusion or ADR at L5/S1. One thing is for sure, its not getting any better by not doing...
Forum: The Big File 06-07-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,278
Posted By bmills
Hard to say on the time frame. The hope is that...

Hard to say on the time frame. The hope is that they settle and there is no need to go to court. Could take a few weeks or up to months to know that answer. That could cost about $5,000 to get to...
Forum: The Big File 06-06-2005, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,278
Posted By bmills
Well, received the results from the final appeal...

Well, received the results from the final appeal last week. Surprise surprise, the external review organization's peer doctor upheld the insurance company's denail for ADR.

Where can they find...
Forum: The Big File 05-11-2005, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,711
Posted By bmills
Kim, another thank you for sharing and posting...

Kim, another thank you for sharing and posting this. I'm going to print it and include it in my 3rd level appeal packet.

Brady
Forum: The Big File 05-01-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,135
Posted By bmills
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: The Big File 04-29-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,135
Posted By bmills
I'm preparing my information for the 3rd/final...

I'm preparing my information for the 3rd/final appeal which is the independant/outside review.

Does anyone have some good data and reliable information that shows the success occuring at the TBI,...
Forum: The Big File 04-27-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,519
Posted By bmills
Stan, what level are you at in the appeals...

Stan, what level are you at in the appeals process?

Brady
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