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lymenow
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On the self claim form, it's asking about symptoms. Do I say lyme? I have all the positive tests and currently in treatment.

I know all insurance is different and chances are they know already due to my many hospital stays.

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poppy
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This is a claim form to get reimbursed for out of network medical care?

If they are asking for symptoms, just list symptoms, not diagnosis. Maybe not the whole list.

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Keebler
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Fatigue & pain cover a lot of territory. Vertigo or Dizziness - & weakness - if applicable. Insomnia, too. If your heart races, put that down.

Do NOT put lyme.
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Never put Lyme. You are not lying. Unless it specifically asks nope don't do it

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And, by the CDC & IDSA erroneous testing standards, no one really has lyme - or at least not after just a few days of the wrong medicine.
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chastain
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I put Lyme on mine and it worked out ok for me. But I have over 10 positive Western Blots and a positive spinal tap. I suppose I am the rare exception where my insurance accepts my diagnosis. Jess.
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Lyme is not a symptom. Just list your symptoms.

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