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Things That Are Bothering You, Got You All Hibbeldy-Jibbeldy, or just downright pissed, RIGHT NOW!

Biscotti

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Me: I received explanation of benefits from two insurance companies showing oayments made in May and June.

Doctor: Our records show payment was rescinded in January.

Me: I have recieved EOBs showing payment half a year past January! Both the insurance companies told me over the phone, that the payments in May and June were valid and not resinded.

Doctor: Our records show you have an account balance of xxxxx.

Me: .....


So now I email some rando some EOBs and see what happens. Just bullshit to deal with thia shit.
 

beargonefishing

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I have a theragun, which seems similar to bear’s contraption except mine looks like a triangle musical instrument. It truly is magical. Better than foam rolling, which also works well. People (including myself) also never stretch out their IT bands before exercising
I got mine on the cheap, around $150 when this model was selling for $250 and above, before I knew a single thing about them. I just remember thinking "shit these things are loud." I had no idea they have silent, or relatively silent, ones.

Me: I received explanation of benefits from two insurance companies showing oayments made in May and June.

Doctor: Our records show payment was rescinded in January.

Me: I have recieved EOBs showing payment half a year past January! Both the insurance companies told me over the phone, that the payments in May and June were valid and not resinded.

Doctor: Our records show you have an account balance of xxxxx.

Me: .....


So now I email some rando some EOBs and see what happens. Just bullshit to deal with thia shit.
Sounds like freedom of choice to me.
 

Van Veen

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Me: I received explanation of benefits from two insurance companies showing oayments made in May and June.

Doctor: Our records show payment was rescinded in January.

Me: I have recieved EOBs showing payment half a year past January! Both the insurance companies told me over the phone, that the payments in May and June were valid and not resinded.

Doctor: Our records show you have an account balance of xxxxx.

Me: .....


So now I email some rando some EOBs and see what happens. Just bullshit to deal with thia shit.
This reminds me of the time I had to fight with my dentist's office.

"I shouldn't owe anything. Insurance covered it and the EOB says no remainder due"

"Well, your account is showing a balance."

"This is balance billing. You can't bill me more than insurance allows."

"But your account is showing a balance."

"But you can't do that. It's illegal."

"The computer is telling me you still owe money."

etc.

They called me a few days later when they kicked it up the chain. My account somehow got set to the full pay rate in the system instead of in network rate.

I wonder how many days of my life I've lost dealing with health insurance and medical billing issues.
 

double00

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we'd moved closer to my in laws and i sort of inherited my dentist from the guy there had all used for 30 years. very nice guy.

coincidentally he retired when we moved again. ff we get a bill from the du who took over the practice i'd never met him he's finding 'procedures' to bill us for after the fact some years later. 'murica.
 

VaderDave

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Short term: nothing beats RICE* plus Vitamin I by the handful.

Medium term: stretching and foam rollers.

Long term: PT and gait analysis (rowing analysis?), recurrent IT band pain usually indicates that there’s something hinky in your biomechanics.


* RICE = Rest Ice Compression Elevation
I have been running a lot more miles over the last few months and my right knee has been giving me some trouble. It looks like the problem might be that I am overpronating a bit, so I'm going to try some motion control running shoes. Most of the ones I have seen look like nurse shoes but hopefully I will find something that does the trick without being too hideous.
 

jbarwick

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Rowing a few times a week and deadlifting once has resolved almost all my chronic running injuries.
The deadlifting likely helped foot strength which relieved running injuries. Support shoes should only be a temporary fix similar to other support bands or sleeves.
 

edinatlanta

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The deadlifting likely helped foot strength which relieved running injuries. Support shoes should only be a temporary fix similar to other support bands or sleeves.
The dl routine i had been on from dec-mar was incredible. I miss going to the gym. And bars. And just feeling like society is working.
 

HRoi

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The great thing about deadlifts is that of all the staple compound lifts, it requires the least equipment. Just the bar and plates, no squat or bench racks. Since i do have the plates, I’m able to keep doing it at home
 

venividivicibj

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This reminds me of the time I had to fight with my dentist's office.

"I shouldn't owe anything. Insurance covered it and the EOB says no remainder due"

"Well, your account is showing a balance."

"This is balance billing. You can't bill me more than insurance allows."

"But your account is showing a balance."

"But you can't do that. It's illegal."

"The computer is telling me you still owe money."

etc.

They called me a few days later when they kicked it up the chain. My account somehow got set to the full pay rate in the system instead of in network rate.

I wonder how many days of my life I've lost dealing with health insurance and medical billing issues.
Sounds like my wife after getting a root canal. Had to go back like 4 times because they needed a specialist, the impressions were wrong, etc. Then tried to bill us for the extra appointments even though it was their fault. Still ended up being ~$3k
 

beargonefishing

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Sounds like my wife after getting a root canal. Had to go back like 4 times because they needed a specialist, the impressions were wrong, etc. Then tried to bill us for the extra appointments even though it was their fault. Still ended up being ~$3k
This reminds me of the time I stiffed a hooker in Nuevo Laredo. I told her I would go grab a check book and be right back.
 

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