Tag Archives: Health Insurance

Catching Up on Paperwork

It is snowing again up North. I am, thankfully, in the south. However, dad and my family are all up north. In a few weeks I will have to go there myself, and I sure hope the snow is gone … Continue reading

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Helping Parents with Medicare Payment Errors

This post will be useful only for American readers today since it is about the American Medicare system. In the last few years of mom’s life, she had a lot of difficulty following up with errors in medical billing. By … Continue reading

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Update on my experience with Medco-Express-Scripts

I have written in the past about my frustrating experiences with Medco (now Express-Scripts).  See “MEDCO-Express Scripts Merger and Personal Concerns”, “Medco Update – Good News!”, and “MEDCO – Another Hassle to Update Dad’s Account” Today I want to write … Continue reading

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Medco Update – Good News!

This morning I got an email from Medco addressed to the new email address I had given them online yesterday.  That was great news.  It means everything is working the way it should. The email told me that a new … Continue reading

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MEDCO – Another Hassle to Update Dad’s Account

Now that I have my new cell phone (See Caregiving and Cell phones),  I have to notify friends and businesses about my new cell phone number.  Yesterday I planned to notify dad’s assisted living facility and Medco.  I made one … Continue reading

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Prescription Problems — Bane of my Exhistance!

Dad’s Assisted Living Facility (ALF) failed to renew dad’s blood pressure prescription and the medications ran out last week.  Now he has been without these medications for over a week.  Apparently, when they called the doctor’s office to renew the … Continue reading

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Looking Back; Looking Forward. Part 2

When dad was discharged from the hospital, there was a mountain of paperwork to fill out.  I felt like I was buying a house there were so many papers to be signed.  Was I opposed to this discharge?  Did we … Continue reading

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