Re: Adhesions?

From: Michele (
Thu Oct 7 17:28:39 1999

Unless something has changed (would always confirm with the doctor's office), Dr. Redwine did not take medical insurance last May. I recall someone saying that Dr. Lyons took Blue Cross, but that would need to be confirmed as well. I don't know about Dr. Albee.

I did have a plan that covered 80% to see any doctor outside of plan in 1998. PPO plans might help a little. Last May, I paid for all costs. Money was a huge issue for me, but I am okay with this hole in my shoe and my Politically Incorrect Car. :-) It is a very difficult choice.

I blame the insurance companies. ***Everyone should have access to the same expert care***! To think that these few and brilliant surgeons would be paid by insurance companies the same as a doc who doesn't have much knowledge on endo and complications is wrong. HMO plans saying that all endo patients can get the same care with ob/gyn's on their list are full of it. I think there needs to be a new classification of Endo Specialists (hear it's in the works).

Okay...of my bandwagon. Thanks for bringing the issue up.


At Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Sharonda Moore wrote: > >Just wanted to add a comment.. Dr. Reich does not accept insurance at all, >so if money is a big issue, you might want to try Redwine or Albee. > >Sharonda > >>From: (Michele) >>Reply-To: >>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <> >>Subject: Re: Adhesions? >>Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 12:46:22 -0500 >>

I saw Dr. David Redwine on the West coast. Dr. Albee is in Atlanta, Dr. Reich in PA, NY...Let me know if you would like websites. It's been 2 yrs. The lining grew back and is now normal tissue. But, I still have adhesions and they do cause pain.

>>At Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Robin wrote:

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