Hateful red tape.

24 11 2010

I don’t know what it is about doctors and prescriptions and medical stuff.

But seriously? It shouldn’t be this hard!

I called for new ostomy supplies the other day and apparently my prescription had run out… which I didn’t actually know I had. So I tried calling my gastro and for some reason they won’t write one for me and all of this stuff and basically two doctors and two supply companies later I still don’t have what I need.

They did eventually agree to mail me some until I get it all worked out, but really? I got a prescription but since it didn’t say “Crohn’s disease” on it they won’t use it. So I’m stuck.

Really? Like, I need ostomy supplies. It’s pretty obvious what I’ve got going on. Just run this stuff through my insurance. STAT.

thanks guys.

Advertisements

Actions

Information

One response

29 11 2010
Jen

It really shouldn’t be hard…but it is. And why can’t the supply company say “hey, you get supplies every 3 months, your prescription runs out in a month, why don’t you start working on that?” Instead of just telling you when you need the supplies RIGHT NOW

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: