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minoucat
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So many people with chronic illness run into financial problems -- I've collected these links in case anyone needs them. Send me any links/resources that you found helpful. (PS: info about getting disability, dealing with HMOs and insurance etc., is at http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=3&t=013935#000000
- Thanks, Melanie!


Methods of coping with financial burdens -- fantastic list of resources for free/lowcost meds, medical aid, financial help, etc.
http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/Forum1/HTML/035162.html

also: https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need. Or call toll-free, 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669).

Credit Card Debt, Bankruptcy, etc:

Credit Repair and Debt
Nolo Press (www.nolo.com)

Wide range of info, plus Q&A online forums:
http://clarkhoward.com/

Articles about Credit Card Counselling, etc.
DebtSmart.com

Advice about consolidating/repairing debt http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/Savinganddebt/Managedebt/P36230.asp

10 ways to avoid outrageous hospital overcharges http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/Insurance/Insureyourhealth/P74840.asp

Sleazy new debt-collector tactics http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/Savinganddebt/Managedebt/P95315.asp

[ 12. February 2006, 10:52 PM: Message edited by: minoucat ]

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Melanie Reber
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WOW!

Thanks Miss Minoucat for putting this helpful group of links together!

Sure appreciate all that you do [Smile]

Much love,
Melanie

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Hi Minou,

Once you get it all together, please send Treepatrol a copy of the link so he can put in his NEWBIE LINKS.....thanks so much Carol.

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http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=1&t=035874#000004

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thanks for doing this. i, too, went bankrupt because of illness (pre-lyme) so i know it helps to have resources.

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Thanks, imanurse and everyone -- I've added in your stuff. Let me know if there are other links that should be here.

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for newbies

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carol, i added this thread also to my newbie links/advise.

did you put it also on treepatrol's links? if not, please do...outstanding resources you/others have come up with. [group hug] [kiss] [group hug]

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Excellent!

Thanks so much!

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Awesome minocat [woohoo]
Thanks [Smile]

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