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Author Topic: What do you do if you are too sick to work following treatment?  (Read 13376 times)

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Offline iana5252

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What do you do if you are too sick to work following treatment?
« on: January 25, 2012, 11:07:51 am »
Question came in from psmike59 via Twitter (http://twitter.com/hepatitismag)

what do you do, if the you don't have insurance and the treatment made you so sick you can't work anymore. 2 yrs post treatment

Offline original_morgan

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Re: What do you do if you are too sick to work following treatment?
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2012, 05:09:36 pm »
psmike59 should try working with his doctor to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)  http://www.ssa.gov/disability/

Offline spider

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Re: What do you do if you are too sick to work following treatment?
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2012, 12:52:07 pm »

  If you are out of work for 12-Months you can file for
  SSI or SSD.   Save copies of all your Labs and tests
  and Hire a Lawyer.  They usually work for a fee only if you win !

  I treated for 48-weeks and filed and I won my case !

  Good Luck !

  spider
Treated for Hep-C for 48-weeks
March 2008 - March 2009
" SVR "  Acheived on August 2009
Peg-Interfuron/Ribavirin
Neupogen-1 and Procrit
Genotype - 1b
Start 167,000,000
End Less than 50= Non- Detectable !

 


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