It’s Thursday, 28 days after The News. Over the last couple days I’ve learned that Palo Alto Dental (PADF) Foundation and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) are conspiring to cure me of nyctophilia. Just compare these two calls… PADF: Hi Michael, this is Jane from Palo Alto Dental Foundation.M&M: Hi Jane.PADF: We have a cancellation… Continue reading Trying To Get Ported (or Blue Cross Blues)
It’s Wednesday, 6 days after The News. Your Insurance: No Longer Accepted Here I have a grandfathered PPO plan which I originally got in 2009 – pre-ACA. Being in the tech industry with its associated generous income I figured I could handle medical expenses up to the deductible (currently $5,900 – for perspective this is… Continue reading Your Insurance: No Longer Accepted Here
It’s Monday, four days after The News. Enter the Social Worker I was awoken bright and early by a call from a social worker. The nurse navigator had mentioned that a social worker was part of the team at PAMF who would help me along but I wasn’t expecting a call so soon! From what… Continue reading Enter the Social Worker from Stage Left; What’s My Insurance?