Insurance Shenanigans

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So I got a phone call from my insurance company last night. A sweet-sounding grandmotherly type verified who I was and then proceeded to read her script – dropping all sorts of phrases like “at no cost to you” and “free enrollment” and “we feel this would be a benefit to you.” Of course, she never really said what “it” was up front, except that it was some sort of “program” that involved me talking to their highly trained nursing staff about my lower back. You know – so I wouldn’t have to be bothered going to those nasty doctors and wasting all my time. Now, my previous insurance tried the same thing with me once. I had gestational diabetes when I was pregnant with Lucy, so of course I had to deal with that. I was injecting myself with insulin and testing my blood sugar and all that.  And… Read more