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hopeforhealth
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Hi I am a Canadian going down to the states for my first
appointment tomorrow with a well known LLMD Yay!!!!!!

My question is where to get my meds. Are they cheaper in the
States or should I bring them back to Canada?? I will have to pay
obviously none of this is paid for but has anyone from Canada gotten reimbursed for meds through insurance?

Also what about the weekly bloodwork, do I have to get a requisition from my family doctor or would an american requisition work here in Canada?

Last question, what about a picc line? If I got one is there somewhere right over the border (I live in Niagara) I could go to to get a pic line cared for every week? Any Canadians get a picc line through an American doctor?

Thank you so much, we are leaving in a couple hours and my mind is racing. Not sure they will be able to help me with these questions at my appointment.

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joalo
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Up.

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You may want to change your topic to include something about Canadians so they will see this and open your thread.

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Tincup
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The doc you are going to should be able to answer your questions.

If not, you could check with the Canadian group too.

For help paying for meds...

https://sites.google.com/site/marylandlyme/drugs-and-supplements

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