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Insurance vs. state issued medical card

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Denger Apr 5, 2014. 4 Replies

Hi all - hubby and I recently adopted a beautiful 2 month old boy with deletions of exons 5-7 (he was tested at birth due to having a biological brother living with DMD).  I know there is so much…Continue

 

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Brian Denger replied to Christena's discussion Insurance vs. state issued medical card
"Which insurance is the primary may be dependent on the State Insurance Program rules.  If there is an option, Keith's advice is spot on.  It will depend on which plan provides the better coverage.  The programs in which I am most…"
Apr 5, 2014
Keith Van Houten replied to Christena's discussion Insurance vs. state issued medical card
"We're in Michigan.  There's a FACES group on the West side of the state, they might know better what options for care are nearby the Chicagoland area.  Lots of people from the Midwest travel to Cincinnati or Columbus for MD care,…"
Apr 5, 2014
Christena replied to Christena's discussion Insurance vs. state issued medical card
"Thank you for your reply....we live about an hour south of Chicago and assumed our best bet would be Lurie Children's Hospital there for multidisciplinary care. He had had a baseline cardiac eval in the town where he wad born and we have an…"
Apr 5, 2014
Keith Van Houten replied to Christena's discussion Insurance vs. state issued medical card
"Which is better, private insurance vs SCHIP/Medicaid, is going to totally depend on how good your employer coverage is, and what state you live in.  I'm assuming you're in the US. You're probably not going to draw on any…"
Apr 5, 2014
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Insurance vs. state issued medical card

Hi all - hubby and I recently adopted a beautiful 2 month old boy with deletions of exons 5-7 (he was tested at birth due to having a biological brother living with DMD).  I know there is so much that we will have to learn along the way, and we have already done so much reading.  We are blesse to have been able to adopt him and he has brought so much joy to so many people already!We have applied for his Social Security card so that his social worker can apply for a state issued medical card. …See More
Apr 5, 2014
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About me:
Stay at home mom of 3
About my family:
Hubby, son 11, daughter 9, 8 month old adopted son with DMD
Name(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
1
Age(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
0-3
City:
Grant Park
State:
IL

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