Kaiser Just Burns Me Up
Well I was diagnosed with Sleep Apnea and you just gotta love Kaiser.
They 1st did a preliminary test with a finger cuff for Oxygen and a Electrode on the chest for whatever.
They determined that I had Sleep Apnea and gave me a machine to use/monitor me for 3-4 days.
Then I went in and I found that those cruel btards are not going to pay even a penny for my Sleep Apnea Machine. Adding insult to injury they don't even offer a price break on the machines. You'd think that given there buying power they could cut their patients a break.
The final part which really ticked me off was that they didn't have the machines ready to go. I believe that they had to be ordered.
I ended up buying a excellent one online for around $200.00 less than Kaiser would charge. I tried to get them to loan me the machine until my machine arrived and they wouldn't do it. You'd think that once they diagnose a patient with Severe Sleep Apnea, they'd have a loaner program or a streamlined process so that the patient with severe Apnea could go home with a machine.
I really hate Kaiser, I get it through work for free so I have no choice, and know that they are paying a ridiculous premium and my deductible is 3k. Go figure.