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Author Topic: Insurance update!!!!  (Read 4038 times)

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Offline worried55

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Insurance update!!!!
« on: March 19, 2016, 06:14:01 pm »
Seems the other feed has gone a little cold so I'm starting a new post with some fantastic news!  After months of fighting the insurance company, the independent review board has ruled in my favor!  My meds are on their way!!!! Thank you all for the support through this and I will keep you updated!
3a
Diagnosed summer 2014
Infected somewhere between 2009 and 2014. 
Source unknown possibly tattoos or dentist
Started treatment April 2016 Sovaldi and dacklinza
Viral load to start 28,000
4 wk labs... Undetected!!!!!!!
8 wk labs.....Undetected!!!!!
12 wk labs.....(really 14 weeks. Taken 2 weeks post treatment)  Undetected!!!!!
24 wk labs.   Undetected!  Cured!

Offline gnatcatcher

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Re: Insurance update!!!!
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2016, 07:58:12 pm »
AwwRIIIIGHT! Goliath falls again! Kudos to you for all your hard work and perseverance.
9/29/71 transfusions
HCV genotype 1a
7/09/15-9/30/15 Harvoni

Before treatment:
Viral Load 9,490,582
FibroScan 19.5 kPa [F4]
ALT 262
AST 217
ALP 183

Most recent:
VL still UNDETECTED (SVR 102)
FibroScan 7.6 kPa [F1-2]
ALT 15
AST 20
ALP 85

Offline KimInTheForest

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Re: Insurance update!!!!
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2016, 08:51:47 pm »
Fantastic news, Worried! So great to know that your meds will soon be in your hands.

kim
Kim Goldberg (Nanaimo, BC)
1970s: Contracted HCV (genotype 3a)
2015: Cured with Harvoni + ribavirin (12 weeks)
MY STORY: https://pigsquash.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/undetectable-my-hep-c-story/

Offline Else

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Re: Insurance update!!!!
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2016, 01:23:37 pm »
Congratulations!!! What a great feeling!
F/53 yr
diagnosed 1995
Genotype 1a
ALT: 58 AST: 39 ALK: 105
Viral load 4,201,950 IU/ml
Fibroscan 6.5 (F1-F2) Fibrosure 0.36 (F1-F2)
Treatment-naive
After 3 denials, finally approved!
Harvoni 12 wks - start date 9/15/15
4 wk labs 10/14/15
ALT: 12 AST: 16 ALK: 85
HCV Not Detected!!!
8 wk labs 11/10/15
ALT: 13  AST: 15  ALK: 77
12 wk (EOT!) labs 12/8/15
ALT: 11 AST: 15 ALK: 78
HCV Not Detected!!!
10wk posttx labs 2/11/16
ALT: 22 AST: 17 ALK: 61
HCV Not Detected!! SVR10!!!
SVR10 (99.7% Cured!!!)

Offline Cure

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Re: Insurance update!!!!
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2016, 10:46:19 pm »
Congratulations!  What insurance company was giving you the trouble?

Offline worried55

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Re: Insurance update!!!!
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2016, 08:24:33 am »
Harvard pilgrim!
3a
Diagnosed summer 2014
Infected somewhere between 2009 and 2014. 
Source unknown possibly tattoos or dentist
Started treatment April 2016 Sovaldi and dacklinza
Viral load to start 28,000
4 wk labs... Undetected!!!!!!!
8 wk labs.....Undetected!!!!!
12 wk labs.....(really 14 weeks. Taken 2 weeks post treatment)  Undetected!!!!!
24 wk labs.   Undetected!  Cured!

 


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