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Old 03-20-2003, 03:13 PM   #1
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Exclamation I'm Approved!!

I called my insurance company this afternoon and I'M APPROVED!!
I called my doctor for a surgery date, but they wouldn't give me a date until they have the paperwork from the insurance company. But - I'M APPROVED!!!
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Old 03-20-2003, 04:23 PM   #2
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Congratulations!!! Isn't that just the best feeling.. Best of luck!!
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Old 03-20-2003, 04:50 PM   #3
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yippeeeeee!!!!!!!!! keep us posted!!! have you picked out your protein shake yet???
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Old 03-20-2003, 05:07 PM   #4
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When I got my approval all I could do was cry!!! To me you are past the worst part, everything else after insurance approval is EASY!!!!


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Old 03-21-2003, 05:56 PM   #5
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Old 03-22-2003, 08:02 AM   #6
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Old 03-22-2003, 08:20 AM   #7
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Old 03-22-2003, 05:07 PM   #8
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I got the letter from my insurance company today that said I was approved. I can call on Monday and get my surgery date!
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Old 03-23-2003, 09:19 AM   #9
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let us know when the date is!!!


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Old 03-24-2003, 04:42 AM   #10
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Congratulations on your approval! ! ! ! That step is most times the HARDEST...and you've passed it! ! !YIPPEE! !
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Old 03-24-2003, 03:08 PM   #11
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I called my doctor's office to see if they had gotten the letter of approval yet. They said they would call me Thursday with a surgery date.
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