It’s time to stop writing, and show you my expertise and my passion about healthcare & patient advocacy. My blog has become a VLOG or video log, so you can easily watch videos. Feel free to comment.Read more "Patient & Healthcare Advocacy Can Help You"
Okay, I will admit it. I have a sweet tooth the size of the Grand Canyon. And because of that, I ended up with a cavity about the same size. Or least that’s what I thought it was. I scheduled a dentist appointment at a new place after doing my homework on it. They were […]Read more "Worst. Dentist Visit. Ever."
If you are not out on disability, and have to deal with your own or someone else’s chronic conditions, you have TWO jobs. Face it. Right now, I am helping a client with chronic pain get the medications that she needs – however, her insurance requires that she go by their rules of trying three […]Read more "Advocating for Your Health Can Be A Full Time Job"
As an healthcare advocate, I’ve been through a lot of health issues in 2014. It gave me more insight into what we are still dealing with…and there have been some improvements, but most of the quagmire still remains. I found that in my own healthcare crisis, that some advice I was giving was not the […]Read more "The Patient, Social Worker and the Advocate"
Yes, life events…we think they mean something like getting into an argument with our spouse, going on a shopping spree with a friend, or our in-laws coming for a visit. Not so when it comes to your healthcare insurance. The Internal Revenue Service (our good friends at the IRS), have strict regulations as to what […]Read more "Do You Know What a Life Event Is?"
It’s been a long time since I have written here, but it had to do with what? Healthcare issues in my family. Yes, a healthcare advocate dealing with healthcare issues. How appropriate. Anyhoo, you would not believe the things that I have witnessed since I last wrote in my blog. I should have written during […]Read more "The Quest for Good Healthcare Never Stops"
Last week, I posted a blog talking about what you can do when your healthcare providers are disagreeing about the route to take for your treatment. Here are some practical tips to use with your providers to get everyone on the same page. But what to do when your healthcare providers disagree? A lot of our decisions […]Read more "My Healthcare Providers Are Fighting – Part 2"
Well, not fighting, but they are having major disagreements. And the disagreement is about which direction to take in my plan of care. So where does that leave me? As you already know if you know me, I took a nasty spill really injured my knee. Now, it has led to some major complications with […]Read more "My Healthcare Providers Are Fighting"