She is "better" these days. Still has bouts of depression and is still not eating properly, but getting her out camping and a more normal daily activity will help with that I am sure. Her sister is visiting and she is getting Laura out of the house more.
Medically, she is doing very well. Her doctor and her nurses have been pleased with her progress.
Can't get over how expensive dialysis is. Glad we are double insured or it would be a burden; for sure. Also can't get over how little is actually reimbursed to the company by the insurance.
For example: for one week
of her dialysis (they bill by the week):
Billed by dialysis company: $ 16,399.05
Allowed by Blue Cross: $ 1,820.00
Paid by Blue Cross: $ 1,120.00
My Copay: $ 700
Paid by Tricare (my military medical benefit) $ 700.00
I don't understand any of this; but somehow it all seems to work and they smile when we show up for the monthly clinics.
Lou and Laura with Bella - German Short Hair Pointer
2008 GMC Sierra 2500HD Crewcab SB Allison Duramax
2010 Flagstaff 8526RLWS - Superglide 3300
HAM CALLSIGN - KC3FFW