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I lose good healthcare in 6 months to be replaced with basically no coverage.

2018.12.19 06:05 reddit_medical I lose good healthcare in 6 months to be replaced with basically no coverage.


  1. I turn 26 in 6 months, when my health insurance from my parent expires.
  2. My current (parent) heath insurance is absolutely fantastic. Everything is basically free and if I were to get cancer and die there would be close to no medical bills.
  3. My work health plan is abysmal at best. My partner is also on it, once had an allergic reaction, went to urgent care for under an hour, and ended up with a $2,700 bill, and still had to pay for his meds out of pocket after the fact. I do not want to get sick while I am on this plan for the next two years.
Here's what I'm thinking- I am going to start ticking off the boxes of what I call "medical maintenance 2018 extravaganza'. This includes dental, vision, pap smeamammogram (I'm due for one anyways), physical therapy for an old injury.
A nursing student I know suggested that while I am taking advantage of the remainders of my health insurance it might be good to do a really in-depth check-in, which might occasionally include an MRI. However, when I looked this up as a suggestion, physicians think it is rarely a good idea because of all the other non-issues it opens up for people and scares them about. I'm not looking for anything in particular, but if I have something major wrong with me, i would like to investigate it now, while I can afford it, rather than later, when I'd be completely screwed over if I have medical bills.
Here are a couple of medical facts about me:
  1. I have dealt with an ongoing issue for the last 6 years where when it gets cold my allergies go insane and I cough up blood. I have been tested for strep/bronchitis/similar bacterial infections by different doctors - but I have never had these illnesses. I have just been told its either viral or allergies or the cold. I find this unsatisfactory since it is such a vague answer and no physician has yet been interested to work with me to delve deeper or even seem to care about what happens once I leave the office, despite the fact it is recurring and makes me absolutely miserable and unable to go to work or even eat, when it's bad enough.
  2. I gained a bunch of weight this year and started working a desk job. This has contributed to my calf muscles becoming overly-tense, strained, and knotted up that it is painful and they bulge a little bit in the soleus region.
  3. Bump on my neck from slouching. Would like some advice on exercises and care from a professional and to take care of it myself without regular visits.
  4. Hip and lower back pain (due to weight gain)
  5. Haglund’s Deformity on both heels (not painful for now)
I am working on the weight loss stuff which I imagine will assist in relieving #2, #4, and possibly #3 with additional attention.
Any physicians have advice here? Please keep in mind that money plays into this. I'm not a hypochondriac but it seems like I should probably get this taken care of while I can.
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2018.12.19 05:44 reddit_medical Advice? Need MRI, limited amount of time before health insurance expires. USA Healthcare Advice

I am a slightly overweight 25 y/o female, 5'5.
  1. I turn 26 in 6 months, when my health insurance from my parent expires.
  2. My current (parent's) heath insurance is absolutely fantastic. Everything is basically free and if I were to get cancer and die there would be close to no medical bills.
  3. My work health plan is abysmal at best. My partner is also on it, once had an allergic reaction, went to urgent care for under an hour, and ended up with a $2,700 bill, and still had to pay for his meds out of pocket after the fact. I do not want to get sick while I am on this plan for the next two years.
Here's what I'm thinking- I am going to start ticking off the boxes of what I call "medical maintenance 2018 extravaganza'. This includes dental, vision, pap smeamammogram (I'm due for one anyways), physical therapy for an old injury.
Here are a couple of medical facts about me:
  1. I have dealt with an ongoing issue for the last 6 years where when it gets cold my allergies go insane and I cough up blood. I have been tested for strep/bronchitis/similar bacterial infections by different doctors - but I have never had these illnesses. I have just been told its either viral or allergies or the cold. I find this unsatisfactory since it is such a vague answer and no physician has yet been interested to work with me to delve deeper or even seem to care about what happens once I leave the office, despite the fact it is recurring and makes me absolutely miserable and unable to go to work or even eat, when it's bad enough.
  2. I gained a bunch of weight this year and started working a desk job. This has contributed to my calf muscles becoming overly-tense, strained, and knotted up that it is painful and they bulge a little bit in the soleus region.
  3. Bump on my neck from slouching. Would like some advice on exercises and care from a professional and to take care of it myself without regular visits.
  4. Hip and lower back pain (due to weight gain)
  5. Haglund’s Deformity on both heels (not painful for now)
I am working on the weight loss stuff which I imagine will assist in relieving #2, #4, and possibly #3 with additional attention.
A nursing student I know suggested that while I am taking advantage of the remainders of my health insurance it might be good to do a really in-depth check-in, which might occasionally include an MRI. However, when I looked this up as a suggestion, physicians think it is rarely a good idea because of all the other non-issues it opens up for people and scares them about. I'm not looking for anything in particular, but if I have something major wrong with me, i would like to investigate it now, while I can afford it, rather than later, when I'd be completely screwed over if I have medical bills. I think this is a good option for me but I don't think it's typically covered unless a physician recommends it. I was thinking of just coming out and telling my doctor this, but a couple of people have said that's a bad idea.
Any physicians have advice here? Please keep in mind that money plays into this and that healthcare is not accessible to everybody. I'm not a hypochondriac but it seems wise to investigate my wellbeing and work on it while I can still afford it.
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2016.03.08 02:17 autotldr How Finland Became Europe’s Russia Whisperer

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If geography has made Moscow one of Helsinki's most vital partners, it has also made Russia Finland's greatest potential military threat.
How has Finland managed to keep the bear next door so tame? In interviews with Foreign Policy, top officials from the Finnish government say the secret for any small country bordering Russia is to find a way to stand up to Russian provocations without provoking it in return.
Helsinki moved fast to expand trade links with Moscow, with Russia becoming a top destination for Finnish exports, and Finland deepening its dependence on Russian energy.
For many of Finland's Baltic neighbors, it was confirmation that the essence of Finnish neutrality was weakness toward Russia.
Carl Haglund, Finland's former defense minister, raised the alarm in parliament last spring about Russian investments in land near military sites in eastern Finland, saying they could be used as staging grounds for an attack.
"Finland has always been a middle-ground country on Russia sanctions. We haven't been the most hawkish, but we haven't been the most dovish, either," said Stubb, noting the balance Finland has tried to strike between its economic interests and European Union unity.
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