My doctor sucks

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I tried to make an appointment to see my doctor today for two very minor things. The response back from the appointment person was that the doctor will only see me for one symptom at a time so I need to make two appointments. I politely told the appointment person to stick it and that I'd find a new doctor that will see me for both things. I've been seeing this doctor for over 10 years and this is the first time he's pulled this shit.


    Has anyone else had this experience? Is this a new ploy from the medical field to try to squeeze more money out of the patient? Was I off base or has this become the norm?:shit:
     
  2. h5htyt76757j

    h5htyt76757j Chyea Chyea Banned User

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    is he a Reggie?
     
  3. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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  4. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Those ribs may be a bit overcooked. I don't like to see them suck that far back on the bone.
     
  5. Shine

    Shine 2012 rookie of the year VIP

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    eat less read meat and exercise more
     
  6. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    5 star thread, eh?
     
  7. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    paging Dr. Sarno
     
  8. fletchman71

    fletchman71 Well-Known Member

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    I have never heard of anything like that before but you should ask to talk to the doctor first. If you doctor then confirms that you need to make two appts. tell him to fuck off because he is most likely trying to get two office visit payments from you and if you have insurance he is trying to bill them for two visits as well. I got into it 2 weeks ago with a doctor's receptionist because she wanted me to pay another $50 co-pay for a surgery followup.
     
  9. Gomez

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    I suspect it has something to do with your health plan. I blame the insurance industry for all the evils in the world.
     
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  10. MrWarmth

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    Or....he's a Reggie...like Mr Clutch said
     
  11. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    If this guy is your general family doctor, I think it was a shitty move on his part. I hope you do take your business elsewhere. You may want to call him directly to make sure this is his doing and he's aware of it. Might just be a bitchy receptionist having a bad day and taking it out on you.
     
  12. walleye

    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    I've made my doctor a wealthy person. I have his cell number. He delivered me when I was born. He will come to me if needed.
     
  13. tomtom

    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    You doctor does suck.



    If you need BBQ sauce on ribs you are cooking them wrong.



    Fucking rookies.
     
  14. HeinousMark

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    He's totally trying to shake you down for more money. What a DICK.
     
  15. blairg

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    does he suxblux?
     
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    apparently your medicaid payments are being slashed :coffee:
     
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    He really does suck.
     
  18. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

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    ...its a shakedown. there is the doctor and then there is the business office. i have insurance and every time i go see my dr im asked if i want a tetnus shot, a flu shot, a camera up my ass, would i like to make an appointment with the behaviorist about smoking, a different test, oh and the blood test its like going to a fast food joint and it stinks. i told my dr YOU may not be doing that but somebody out front is running a business office. i dont want nuthin ala carte ive been taking the same meds for maybe 4 years now. they piss me off if they dont try to nickle and dime you they let you talk yourself into needing all that crap. it really is a racket in spite of great medical achivement. those pricks should have a picture of jonas sulk in their office if they know who he is even.
     
  19. walleye

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    I forgot to mention I only let female docs give me full physicals. I always ask for the hot one.
     
  20. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Update: They folded like a house of cards when I told them I was leaving them. They are taking my appointment with two ailments. I will now have time to research properly before I dump him.