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Natter 75: More Than a Million Natters Served  

Off-topic discussion. Wanna talk about corsets, duct tape, butt kicking, or physics? This is the place. Detailed discussion of any current-season TV must be whitefonted.


Kalshane - Oct 24, 2016 1:15:37 pm PDT #14 of 30002
GS: If you had to choose between kicking evil in the head or the behind, which would you choose, and why? Minsc: I'm not sure I understand the question. I have two feet, do I not? You do not take a small plate when the feast of evil welcomes seconds.

So apparently making a down payment before an operation is a thing some hospitals are doing now?

I fired my old GI because he was useless and the new one (understandably) wants to take a look at my innards and see what's going on rather than relying on Dr. Clueless' observations. I just got a call from the new hospital to get everything in order for the procedure and at the end of the call they informed me there would be a $150 fee upfront when I checked in tomorrow morning.

I was taken completely off-guard, but some Googling says that this is becoming a more common thing. You'd think they would have mentioned it when I originally scheduled the procedure two weeks ago.


-t - Oct 24, 2016 1:33:11 pm PDT #15 of 30002
The real axe murderers were the friends we made along the way

Wow, that is pretty fucked up.


erin_obscure - Oct 24, 2016 1:33:18 pm PDT #16 of 30002

I had to put down a $600 deposit before orthapedic surgery in 2014 :/ And of course only had, like, 200 and change left on my flex spending card and had to use 2 cards to pay it.


-t - Oct 24, 2016 1:34:03 pm PDT #17 of 30002
The real axe murderers were the friends we made along the way

And separately, I hope the surgery is easy and recovery smooth and your new doc finds out some useful stuff that helps you out.


erin_obscure - Oct 24, 2016 1:34:06 pm PDT #18 of 30002

But that was through OHSU, Providence required no such down payment on abdominal surgery...but by then my out of pocket max was already hit so maybe they woulda wanted one also if I hadn't already been tapped out.


-t - Oct 24, 2016 1:40:58 pm PDT #19 of 30002
The real axe murderers were the friends we made along the way

And if you can't come up with a way to pay, what, no hospital for you? That seems pretty damn wrong.


Dana - Oct 24, 2016 1:41:34 pm PDT #20 of 30002
If dreams were thunder // And lightning was desire // This old house would've burned down // A long time ago -- John Prine

At husband's aunt and uncle's, and his aunt saw a video on the internet that Hillary smells bad.

Help.


Kalshane - Oct 24, 2016 1:43:33 pm PDT #21 of 30002
GS: If you had to choose between kicking evil in the head or the behind, which would you choose, and why? Minsc: I'm not sure I understand the question. I have two feet, do I not? You do not take a small plate when the feast of evil welcomes seconds.

I had to put down a $600 deposit before orthapedic surgery in 2014 :/ And of course only had, like, 200 and change left on my flex spending card and had to use 2 cards to pay it.

Ouch! We've still got room on our Flex card to cover it, but I'd never heard of anyone doing this before today. The lack of more than 18 hours notice was kind of off-putting as well.

And separately, I hope the surgery is easy and recovery smooth and your new doc finds out some useful stuff that helps you out.

Thank you. I'll definitely be happy if some answers come out of this.


brenda m - Oct 24, 2016 1:43:52 pm PDT #22 of 30002
If you're going through hell/keep on going/don't slow down/keep your fear from showing/you might be gone/'fore the devil even knows you're there

Is it the sulphur thing?


WindSparrow - Oct 24, 2016 1:47:44 pm PDT #23 of 30002
Love is stronger than death and harder than sorrow. Those who practice it are fierce like the light of stars traveling eons to pierce the night.

Kalshane, good luck getting answers from the new doc and new procedure.