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HEALTHCARE NO LONGER INSURABLE, BIPOLAR AT 68

ACA/Medical 2015/Insurance/Bipolar by – Sheri de Grom An irony of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that millions of people have gained access to insurance but their deductible is so high that it’s left them uninsured. Providers are reporting the … Continue reading

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A FEW THOUGHTS ABOUT OUR HEALTH CARE

Healthcare/Medical 2015/One Woman’s Opinion by – Sheri de Grom Statistics regarding our U.S. healthcare system are often alarming and baffling at the same time. Numbers I’ve discovered while researching one topic or another include the following: We’ve created a healthcare … Continue reading

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FROM CONCEPTION TO DEATH, MEDICARE DETERMINES YOUR HEALTHCARE

Medicare – 2015 by – Sheri de Grom The biggest and best commercial insurance companies have a brand new battle cry. ” IF THEY can do it, WE can do it” has become the medical industry’s standard with the enactment … Continue reading

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SUICIDE, MENTAL HEALTH AND THE CAREGIVER

Mental Health/Suicide by – Sheri de Grom Compiled from journal notes, April 26, 1996, Washington, DC Burdened by my bulging briefcase, I’d hoped to get a jump on the day. We were celebrating our tenth anniversary tonight and I wanted … Continue reading

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HEALTH CARE FRAUD

Medical 2014 by – Sheri de Grom   Compiling satisfactory evidence for prosecution of individual(s) committing health care fraud requires thousands of man hours and sheer determination that this time, this one isn’t going to get away. Often it takes … Continue reading

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MEDICARE PART D HAS ME WORRIED

Medical 2014 by – Sheri de Grom The Obama Administration (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) set forth a proposed rule, January 2014. The proposal [Federal Register Vol.79, No 7, Pg1-157] would have brought about broad changes for about … Continue reading

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How Much Is Your Medical IDENTITY Worth?

Medical 2014 by – Sheri de Grom Few of us think about having our medical identity stolen. The crime of medical identity theft has been happening for years and is rampant today. Most of us are unaware that it’s occurred … Continue reading

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MEDICAL DEBT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Medical 2014 by – Sheri de Grom Medical debt has no distinction apart from other accounts once they are outsourced to a collection agency. The face of medical debt has changed drastically within the past five years. Before the U.S. … Continue reading

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TWELVE PATIENTS: LIFE AND DEATH AT BELLEVUE HOSPITAL

Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital Erick Manheimer, MD Grand Central Publishing – 2013 by – Sheri de Grom Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital by Dr. Erick Manheimer is written with passion rooted in medicine … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH – MY THERAPIST HAS A GOLDEN HEART

My Therapist Has A Golden Heart – Mental Health The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom The headlines read, “Obamacare Should Help Those With Mental Health Issues Advocates Say.” The operative word in the previous proclamation is ‘SHOULD.’ I … Continue reading

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