Friday, November 12, 2010

Medical Leave Denied...

So, don't you just love it when you're sitting all happily contemplating the relaxation of your impending weekend and then.... you say to yourself, "I should go get the mail."  And there they are, the harbingers of doom; two letters from Aetna. 

"Ahh, this must be my actual leave confirmation," I say to myself.

Then I open the first one.  "As of 11/5/2010, we have not received the necessary information to make a determination of your claim.  Therefore, your claim has been denied."

Ugh.  So, I call them, and reached Laurie. If everyone at Aetna is as wonderful and kind and helpful as Laurie, this will all be straightened out in no time. She's faxing the forms back to Ironwood, who I know for a fact faxed the original forms to Aetna on the 4th of November. 

So, it's just a bump in the road, but it did get  me a bit stressed out.  But really, I was very impressed with Aetna's Laurie and salute her willingness to take some time to go through all the records and do what she could.  Blessings to you, lady.

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