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Archive for December 23rd, 2016

Having to make your own way to get your care

You’d think that Adventist Health, you know that religious, hospital/healthcare corporation would do everything in their power to ensure that their employees who suffered a work-related injury would get care in a timely fashion. Unfortunately, that’s not been my experience, especially with what should’ve been my final surgery. As I posted yesterday, I suffered a […]

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What happens when you “code” during a Workers’ Compensation approved surgery?

You’d think that if you surfer a life threatening emergency while undergoing a surgical procedure you’d think that your employer’s Workers’ Compensation insurer carrier wouldn’t question your surgeon’s medical decision – but that didn’t happen in my life-threatening moment. Here’s what happened. After several years of going back and forth with Adventist Health (who’s self-insured) […]

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