It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Health Insurance Issues Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-28-2011, 06:28 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Oklahoma City, Ok. USA
Posts: 2
n2books HB User
Medical help and Insurance for bipolar daughter

My 27 year old daughter has had several health issues the past year and been unable to work. Now we have the diagnosis that she has Bipolar I. Her dad and I pay for a health insurance policy for her but it does not cover mental health or prescriptions. One prescription alone (which seems to help) is $1100.00 a month.


I firmly believe that if we can continue her therapies and manage her medications that she will be able to work but will need some extra time to get things adjusted.

Does anyone have suggestions on how to manage the medical costs? I called my insurance company today to see if they will let me carry her now that we have a diagnosis but I was only able to leave a message.

Some have recommended disability but we really do feel that she'll be able to work once she becomes more stable. She wants to work, but because of her doctor appointments and needs to be on more solid footing before jumping into stressful situations.

Any advice???

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
need help with my bipolar wife...PLEASE! fixer122 Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 4 07-11-2011 10:32 AM
Sister in law not getting medical help she needs MyOMy Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 0 06-25-2009 08:51 AM
My Wife Is in a Very Bad State Now - A Request for Advice/Support markzimmer Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 11 02-26-2009 03:43 AM
Desperate for help for 25 yr old Brother declansmom Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 1 03-28-2008 08:24 PM
Brother won't stay on meds havenjones Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 13 11-25-2007 07:42 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:33 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!