The inhaled antibiotic for Froggy is $3300.00. Guess how much our insurance will cover? Zero, zip, nada, nothing, nil.
We're in the process of getting a prior authorization, if that doesn't work, we'll send it to CCS, if that doesn't work, we'll send it to Medicare. If that doesn't work, guess who is selling a kidney?
Her oral med is $49, also not covered. But somehow I'm not freaking out about that one.
In the mean time Froggy has no meds. I'm sorry, what was the point of insurance? Who exactly are they insuring, other than themselves? I'm thinking about writing a screenplay about a mother who loses her mind, and holds the executives of a major health insurance company hostage until they agree to pay for her child's health care. A kind of "Falling Down" meets "Lorenzo's Oil" film. What do you think? It sounds like a Lifetime movie, doesn't it?
I'm off to make more calls. Say a prayer that someone at Blue Cross has warm blood running through their veins.