Insurance Companies, Medicaid & Medicare: Stop denying medically necessary medications
  • Petitioning President Obama, Medicaid, all insurance companies

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President Obama, Medicaid, all insurance companies
Charles Palmer
Marilyn Tavenner
Iowa Governor
President of the United States
Iowa State Senate
Iowa State House
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives
Iowa
Gov. Kimberly Reynolds
Iowa
Gov. Terry Branstad
Iowa
Sen. Chuck Grassley
Iowa
Sen. Tom Harkin
Iowa-03
Rep. Tom Latham

Insurance Companies, Medicaid & Medicare: Stop denying medically necessary medications

    1. Kimmery Mackie
    2. Petition by

      Kimmery Mackie

      Des Moines, IA

Insurance companies have TOO much control over what meds they approve or deny.

 

Are you being denied necessary medications from your insurance companies, Medicaid, Medicare or other organizations? Have you ever been denied? Have you ever had to fight for months just to get that one med that would change your life, or at least make you feel more alive?

 

It’s US and our DOCTORS that know us the best, what medications we need.

 

We need to sign a petition to ensure that we get the medications WE need to ensure that our doctors start having a say again and to take back our healthcare.

 

It’s time we had a say in what and why WE pay so much a month in premiums.

 

This has GOT TO STOP. We have to take back our country and have more control over our health. Our doctors’ orders should NOT be overridden by pencil pusher hiding behind red tape and the God almighty dollar sign!!

Doctors spend 7 years at medical school and further on the job training so they can be able to make the best decision for their patients.  To have them overruled by Medicaid/insurance companies is absurd.  What medical training does Medicaid or insurance carrier staff have?  Is it more than a specialist??

It is time for change.  It is time to take control of medications out of the insurance companies and Medicaids hands and back where it belongs - a doctor and their patient.

 

This will be a long fight, but I believe we can make a change.  That we can send a message to the people who run this country that it is not ok to leave us hanging as we are the sick and unemployed - we have the right to our medication and the right to have a basic standard of care and life.

 


Please HELP ME GET THIS CHANGED. PLEASE SIGN MY PETITION SO I CAN SEND IT TO THE PRESIDENT AND THE SENATE. LET'S GET THIS DONE.

 

 

 

Please share on your FB page too.  

 

 

 

God Bless You ALL!!!

 

 

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    1. Please re-share on FB and/or RETWEET.

      Kimmery Mackie
      Petition Organizer

      I started this petition over 6 months ago and only have 154 signatures. I am so bummed. I am messaging all of you because you were kind enough to sign it. Now I am BEGGING you to re-share on FB and if you tweet to retweet it. I WILL NOT GIVE UP THE FIGHT. However I cannot do it alone. If you believe in change and that the squeaky wheel gets the oil then you will band together with me to get this done. Love and God bless you all!

    2. Reached 100 signatures
    3. 65 signatures, not good

      Kimmery Mackie
      Petition Organizer

      For all of you that have signed THANK YOU. What I need now is shares, tweets, and emails. Just signing is great but I need to get this out there. I cannot do it alone. CAN YOU PLEASE SHARE THIS, RETWEET/TWEET IT OR EMAIL YOU FRIENDS AND FAMILY THE LINK. It is so IMPORTANT that we bring this to the politicians attention, and the medias, I am working on both of those but the petition is what is going to help. Thank you all and God Bless you, <3

    4. Reached 50 signatures

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    • Brittany Macy EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO
      • 2 months ago

      I have medicaid and my insurance won't cover some of my meds that i need to take on a daily basis

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    • Sandy Block FUQUAY VARINA, NC
      • 3 months ago

      I wouldn't have believed it possible, but it is happening to people I know and love. It would be one thing if patients are given 30- or 90-day notice, but they are showing up to pick up their prescriptions and finding out about the denial. This is dangerous for the patients and financially inefficient for the insurance companies to handle appeals and trips to the ER for meds. I, also, have been denied a treatment recommended by the head of Duke University Neuromuscular Center. You must not allow Insurance companies to control our medical care.

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    • Mark Dodd BORONIA, AUSTRALIA
      • 5 months ago

      As an Australian I find this to be totally unbelievable. Time and time again I have heard fellow narcoleptics in America tell me how their insurance company overrides the recommendations of their Sleep Specialist. Every narcoleptic is different and many of us spend years trying different drug and sleep routines till we find what is optimal. What right do the insurance companies have to dictate that the narcoleptic has to take a less than optimal solution. Quite often a solution that has proven to be totally ineffective. How can they come to the conclusion that the Sleep Specialist, who sees hundreds if not thousand of narcoleptics each year, and the patient that they are wrong? It is ludicrous.

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    • Teresa Gross NOLANVILLE, TX
      • 5 months ago

      As a nurse and mother of a person with narcolepsy I see way to much of this.

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    • Lee Anne Jones TINTON FALLS, NJ
      • 5 months ago

      Please support this petition. As well as mine for Medicare Change.

      We are experiencing denial for INR testing needed for my son 3 times a week. When the doctor said he needs to be tested and monitored 3-4 times a week. Because he fluctuates often and his need for serious monitoring is necessary. In his case if he clots he will need surgery. The cost of monitoring is more cost effective than surgery.

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