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personal story
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:54pm

I shared this on Mondo's board but here's the deal.

I take a broad spectrum anti-depressant, anti-anxiety medication *generic*. It is the best thing that has happened in terms of on-going maintenance. But I have one of the side effects of tinnitus. The doctor wanted to see if the brand name might alleviate that issue. He gave me a coupon from the manufacturer but when I went to the drug store - the insurers won't cover it. That medication would have been well over 1,000 a month WITH the coupon. That is more than I make in 2 weeks. Needless to say I stick with my 6.00 a month generic.

This story is just a tiny part of a much bigger issue since many of our representatives on both sides have money in big Pharm.

  • Insurance Is Not EnoughMerlin, Tue Oct 31 1:57pm
    when insurers will not pay for extremely high-priced drugs.
    • personal story — Trish, Tue Oct 31 2:54pm
      • I hear youEnnui, Tue Oct 31 4:22pm
        I have allergy induced asthma. It's a scary thing when you can't breath right. I have insurance - because of the premiums, all we can afford is the $10,000.00 deductible plan. IOW - our insurance... more
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