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Old 08-20-2009, 10:36 PM   #1
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Hi all,

I have filed an appeal with my insurance. They cover the surgery, I more than qualify but, they denied me anway. So, I have filed an appeal letter. I sent more information from me as well as my Doc. I am hoping it goes through. I so need this. Prayers, please.

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Old 08-21-2009, 12:14 AM   #2
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Good luck to you. Insurance companies do that all the time, it's one way of saving money.
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Old 08-21-2009, 08:52 AM   #3
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Good luck BabySteps!
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Old 08-21-2009, 08:55 AM   #4
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What was their stated reason for denial?
Highest known weight: 324
Weight on morning of DS surgery: 308.5
Got down to about 185 before pregnancy;
Benjamin David born March 24, 2012, 7 pounds 11 ounces
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Old 08-21-2009, 10:28 AM   #5
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I'm praying for you babysteps

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Old 08-21-2009, 10:41 AM   #6
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hugs to you! hopefully the insurance company pulls their head from their ***
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Old 08-24-2009, 09:10 AM   #7
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i see you already won the appeal!
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