Archive for January, 2009

the plot thickens for biopsy payment

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Well, I was told that they had given me charity care for the biopsy but then I recieved a bill for $10k on saturday.  So that’s rad.  So today I called the lady I’ve been talking to at the hospital. She gave me the name of another lady that does financial shit, so I called her.  She said that I hadn’t been accepted for charity care because they submitted my info to another company that submits patients for medicaid for them.

Called that company and they said they’ve only had it for a short time (since the 7th is apparently a short time… I had the biopsy on the 24 of last month, so apparently (more…)

and I have cancer

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Already posted this and e-mailed this to some people but figured it’s a good place to start so here it is again for some, first time for others.

Well, as the subject says, I have Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a type of cancer. Wikipedia says their’s like a 90% chance of survival if it’s found early, so it’s definitely not the worst option it could have been. I’ve had a cough for a year, to varying degrees and I haven’t really felt up to par for basically that long as well. I had one lump on my neck about 6 or 8 months ago but (more…)