lost your work and insurance?

i have some ideas to share. things that i have had to figure out.

  • reconstiting contact lenes. oh sure, the manufactures say throw them out every few days. guess why? i have found that when i accidently lose a lens, and find it, i put it in solution for a day and it is reconstuted. can’t afford to keep buying these…
  • can’t afford your rx meds? first check around with drug and grocery stores and ask them their prices for a specific medication. also call or email or write to the manufacturer. some are willing to give you a free or reduced suppy for a few months.
  • need to see a health care provider? ask your state for what options are available for reduced cost care, or supplementing your contribution.
  • last but not least, if you need an expensive procedure like i just had, don’t be above asking the provider if “charity care” is available. do not be humiliated. you have paid your dues to our society.
  • lastly, for now anyway, network with people, friends in the same situation for ideas.

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