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Hanging by a thread.....

Sep 30, 2011 - 6 comments

So I went to RE office to ask about getting a lap to rule out endometriosis and was shut down. I knew they would dod that, but was hoping to be treated fairly. I was instead lectured about my age and that If I wanted to be treated by them I need to get into IVF program which surprise surprise, is not covered by Kaiser. I actually feel like it's their job to get covered patients to IVF so they can recoup some of their lost money. When I talked about my symptoms of heavy flow and excruciating pain I was told "things change as we get older." ---- REALLY? I couldn't even attempt to be assertive after that because it was all I could do to keep from crying. I'm so threw with this office and will be choosing a PRIVATE INSURANCE this open enrollment so I can see a doctor who doesn't work for the insurance company. Kaiser doctors are salaried by Kaiser! This is an obvious conflict of interest.

So this is my last medicated iui cycle for this year. They made it clear that they will not treat me any further, and honestly it's probably for the best. I am getting nowhere with these people. If I had the $$ for IVF, I'd do it in a heartbeat! But never will I do it with them!!

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by Risa615, Sep 30, 2011
I am so sorry, I was hoping they would help you since your fsh is normal. I am so dissapplointed but not surprised. Sending you hugs!

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by Moma_Cher, Sep 30, 2011
Thanks Risa. I know you can relate... I'm switching coverage during open enrollment!

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by retta483, Sep 30, 2011
I hope you get pregnant this cycle so you can in your face to them :p I told my RE  that I got pregnant no thanks to you !  and I told him I diddent like him LMAO  the shock on his face . Im not a mean person but **** keep your end of the deal buddy !  praying for you  wishing you a bfp xx Loretta

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by haz1104, Oct 01, 2011
I'm so sorry sweety ..its a rough ride and I'm sure things will work out for the better soon. private insurance is a good idea..better stock up on the $$$ thu hehe..hang in there n DON'T lose hope!

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by globetrot, Oct 01, 2011
there was a story on npr a couple of months ago about ivf funding- i think it was termed 'scholarship' you might research that!  huge hugs to you- you need an re that is for your cause!!!

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by kris71, Oct 01, 2011
omg - so sorry you have to go through this. Why would they want you to do IVF before they rule out endo??? If you have endo, your IVF would mostly likely fail. It all makes NO sense to me. Find another dr! Good Luck!

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