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Out After Insurance Battle Over Amevive
Ed....Great web site. I can appreciate all of the stories and suggestions
that are posted here.
I am a long
time (15 year) sufferer of Plantar Pustular P (hands and feet).
I’ve been through most of the "old treatments.”
Been on Amevive now for 6 weeks. Had trouble getting approval —
initially I was turned down.
I had to
persuade the insurance company with a detailed, exhausting recollection of
my 15 year battle, including all of the physicians, and details of all the
medicines. I included photos
of my lesion-riddled feet and that must have done the trick.
You can fight
the system and win!
Now I hope the
I have a new
dermatologist and he seems willing to do whatever it takes. I will re-post
in a couple of months to update on the Amevive Treatments.
in sight, I am ... -Russell G.
Response: And we are Listening
and Waiting Word Eagerly, Russell. Me
especially, as when I go thumbs-down on Enbrel in the next couple of
weeks, Amevive will be one of the options I discuss with my derm.