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On Jul 14, 11:20 am, gringogirl > wrote:
> Following you will find that another Mexican anchor baby has been
> given heart surgery at our expense and ICE has allowed the illegal
> family to stay in the US another year so we the taxpayer can pay for
> their baby's medical treatments.
> This is because Mexico won't pay for the baby and the United
> States, a country with millions without any medical insurance, always
> has money to spend on illegal aliens.
> Following you will find the phone number for ICE. Pls call and tell
> them this is not okay, that you are an American and they have no right
> to do make exceptions to immigration law and spend money that should
> go to an American citizen in need.
> At the bottom, is another, true letter, of an American woman who is
> dying of breast cancer and who is being denied medical treatments. She
> will die without them.
> There is an email address to send a letter to and if you call the
> Montana Governors office and demand that this woman be given her
> needed chemo.
> This is one of millions of examples where Americans are given the
> short end of the stick in favor of illegal aliens and their anchor
> babies.
>
> http://www.montereyherald.com/ci_636...ce=most_viewed
> I wonder how much this one family is going to cost the taxpayers?
>
> This was a very difficult address to get
> THE GOVERNMENT DOES NOT WISH TO BE BOTHERED BY CITIZENS
> Please use this address and often
> How to contact and report illegal aliens in the Portland Oregon area.
> The number is 503 326 7475
> However they do not ever take any reports over the phone.'
> You must use snail mail.
> The address is:
> Immigration & Customs Enforcement
> Attn: Investigations
> 511 NW Broadway
> Portland Oregon 97209
> Give as much information as possible.
>
> For those of you at work, I just want to apologize for disputing your
> schedule. As many of you are well aware, and for those of you who do
> not know the situation, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in
> May of this year. In her ignorance, she never bothered to get a
> mammogram until her cancer was far into the advanced stages. She has
> undergone a mastectomy and has been scheduled to receive 8 aggressive
> chemo treatments that will continue thru September. According to the
> general cancer chart that she was given she has a 54% survival rate.
> That's not great, but it could be a lot worse.
>
> The reason why I'm talking to everyone today is because as of late a
> pretty concerning and stressful situation arose. As many of you are
> aware, medical bills are extremely expensive. Especially when you're
> talking surgery, chemo, blood work, the numerous consultations...etc.
> My mother was with a program offered in Helena called Breast &
> Cervical. What they do is sponsor cancer patients and pay 100% of
> their bills until they need a mastectomy and chemo. After that they
> refer you to Medicaid that is suppose to pick up the rest of the
> bill. However when my mother applied for Medicaid they denied her
> coverage because she has Medicare A. Medicare A covers all of the
> basics such as doctor visits and hospital stays after a $900
> deductible. It does not extend beyond that. At the time of her
> diagnosis she was ineligible to apply for the 2nd half of Medicare,
> which is part B. You are only given one month out of the year to
> apply and if you miss that deadline, you're basically screwed until
> the following year during their open window. The reason why my mother
> did not have Medicare part b in the first place was because they
> raised the premiums to over $300 a month, which she just couldn't
> afford. I highly doubt that I'd be able to afford that much a month
> on health insurance either.
>
> Without Medicaid, my mother will not be able to afford her chemo
> treatments. Which frightens me to say, lowers her survival rate. She
> is currently trying to appeal the decision made by Medicaid. The
> oncology office said that they would continue to allow her treatments
> until her appeal hearing is over. If they do not grant this in her
> favor, there is not a guarantee that they will continue with the
> chemo.
>
> What I'm trying to do is get the Citizen Advocates involved. My
> mother has written them a letter and I myself have sent them a
> letter. This policy needs to change! My mother is not the only woman
> affected my this; already 3 other women have been denied chemo
> treatments due to this legal loophole. I strongly believe in strength
> in numbers and I ask you to please join me in sending Citizen
> Advocates a letter. To let them know that this type of treatment is
> not okay. People should not have to beg to keep their life. They
> should not have to fight the state or the government in order to stay
> alive. What kind of country is this?? I'd also like to mention that
> the state of Montana this year had an $80 million surplus that they
> didn't know what to do with. That said, I think now is a great time
> for them to extend their Breast and Cervical policy.
>
> I'm going to leave with you the email address to the citizen
> advocates. If you don't know what to say, I'll also include a little
> paragraph that you can just cut and paste into the email and send
> off. Please feel free to forward this to anyone you know who might
> be able to help, or may be interested in sending a letter to them.
>
> Thank you for reading this and for all your help. I'm open to
> suggestions too if anyone has any.
>
> that is citizenadvocate at mt.gov
>
> To Citizen Advocates:
>
> I'm sending you this letter in regards to a Medicaid policy that is
> denying women the cancer treatment they deserve. It has recently come
> to my attention that there is a cancer patient by the name of Ginger
> Persinger who has been denied Medicaid treatment due to the fact that
> she has Medicare A. It needs to be made aware that Medicare A only
> covers basic treatment. It does not allow for chemo or any other
> treatment that may be needed. If you are aware of the Medicare policy
> you'll know that you cannot apply for Part B, except for the last week
> in February. It should not be acceptable for a person to have to
> suffer and let their cancer spread until February 2008. This policy
> needs to be looked at and reconsidered. Please take a stand for the
> people and help us in fighting this cause. No one should have to
> suffer for lack of medical insurance.
>
> Thanks!


Does anyone still support the government in Washington, DC?

greg

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On Jul 14, 3:47 pm, wrote:
> On Jul 14, 11:20 am, gringogirl > wrote:


> > The reason why my mother
> > did not have Medicare part b in the first place was because they
> > raised the premiums to over $300 a month, which she just couldn't
> > afford.


Nonsense. The 2007 premiums are 93.50 for Medicare part B.

The time restriction for applying for Medicare part B when over 65
seems like bureaucratic nonsense which should be fixed.

I don't see how a baby's heart surgery has anything to do with a
citizen getting Medicare.

--
Ron

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> wrote in message
oups.com...
> On Jul 14, 11:20 am, gringogirl > wrote:
>> Following you will find that another Mexican anchor baby has been
>> given heart surgery at our expense and ICE has allowed the illegal
>> family to stay in the US another year so we the taxpayer can pay for
>> their baby's medical treatments.
>> This is because Mexico won't pay for the baby and the United
>> States, a country with millions without any medical insurance, always
>> has money to spend on illegal aliens.
>> Following you will find the phone number for ICE. Pls call and tell
>> them this is not okay, that you are an American and they have no right
>> to do make exceptions to immigration law and spend money that should
>> go to an American citizen in need.
>> At the bottom, is another, true letter, of an American woman who is
>> dying of breast cancer and who is being denied medical treatments. She
>> will die without them.
>> There is an email address to send a letter to and if you call the
>> Montana Governors office and demand that this woman be given her
>> needed chemo.
>> This is one of millions of examples where Americans are given the
>> short end of the stick in favor of illegal aliens and their anchor
>> babies.
>>
>> http://www.montereyherald.com/ci_636...ce=most_viewed
>> I wonder how much this one family is going to cost the taxpayers?
>>
>> This was a very difficult address to get
>> THE GOVERNMENT DOES NOT WISH TO BE BOTHERED BY CITIZENS
>> Please use this address and often
>> How to contact and report illegal aliens in the Portland Oregon area.
>> The number is 503 326 7475
>> However they do not ever take any reports over the phone.'
>> You must use snail mail.
>> The address is:
>> Immigration & Customs Enforcement
>> Attn: Investigations
>> 511 NW Broadway
>> Portland Oregon 97209
>> Give as much information as possible.
>>
>> For those of you at work, I just want to apologize for disputing your
>> schedule. As many of you are well aware, and for those of you who do
>> not know the situation, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in
>> May of this year. In her ignorance, she never bothered to get a
>> mammogram until her cancer was far into the advanced stages. She has
>> undergone a mastectomy and has been scheduled to receive 8 aggressive
>> chemo treatments that will continue thru September. According to the
>> general cancer chart that she was given she has a 54% survival rate.
>> That's not great, but it could be a lot worse.
>>
>> The reason why I'm talking to everyone today is because as of late a
>> pretty concerning and stressful situation arose. As many of you are
>> aware, medical bills are extremely expensive. Especially when you're
>> talking surgery, chemo, blood work, the numerous consultations...etc.
>> My mother was with a program offered in Helena called Breast &
>> Cervical. What they do is sponsor cancer patients and pay 100% of
>> their bills until they need a mastectomy and chemo. After that they
>> refer you to Medicaid that is suppose to pick up the rest of the
>> bill. However when my mother applied for Medicaid they denied her
>> coverage because she has Medicare A. Medicare A covers all of the
>> basics such as doctor visits and hospital stays after a $900
>> deductible. It does not extend beyond that. At the time of her
>> diagnosis she was ineligible to apply for the 2nd half of Medicare,
>> which is part B. You are only given one month out of the year to
>> apply and if you miss that deadline, you're basically screwed until
>> the following year during their open window. The reason why my mother
>> did not have Medicare part b in the first place was because they
>> raised the premiums to over $300 a month, which she just couldn't
>> afford. I highly doubt that I'd be able to afford that much a month
>> on health insurance either.
>>
>> Without Medicaid, my mother will not be able to afford her chemo
>> treatments. Which frightens me to say, lowers her survival rate. She
>> is currently trying to appeal the decision made by Medicaid. The
>> oncology office said that they would continue to allow her treatments
>> until her appeal hearing is over. If they do not grant this in her
>> favor, there is not a guarantee that they will continue with the
>> chemo.
>>
>> What I'm trying to do is get the Citizen Advocates involved. My
>> mother has written them a letter and I myself have sent them a
>> letter. This policy needs to change! My mother is not the only woman
>> affected my this; already 3 other women have been denied chemo
>> treatments due to this legal loophole. I strongly believe in strength
>> in numbers and I ask you to please join me in sending Citizen
>> Advocates a letter. To let them know that this type of treatment is
>> not okay. People should not have to beg to keep their life. They
>> should not have to fight the state or the government in order to stay
>> alive. What kind of country is this?? I'd also like to mention that
>> the state of Montana this year had an $80 million surplus that they
>> didn't know what to do with. That said, I think now is a great time
>> for them to extend their Breast and Cervical policy.
>>
>> I'm going to leave with you the email address to the citizen
>> advocates. If you don't know what to say, I'll also include a little
>> paragraph that you can just cut and paste into the email and send
>> off. Please feel free to forward this to anyone you know who might
>> be able to help, or may be interested in sending a letter to them.
>>
>> Thank you for reading this and for all your help. I'm open to
>> suggestions too if anyone has any.
>>
>> that is citizenadvocate at mt.gov
>>
>> To Citizen Advocates:
>>
>> I'm sending you this letter in regards to a Medicaid policy that is
>> denying women the cancer treatment they deserve. It has recently come
>> to my attention that there is a cancer patient by the name of Ginger
>> Persinger who has been denied Medicaid treatment due to the fact that
>> she has Medicare A. It needs to be made aware that Medicare A only
>> covers basic treatment. It does not allow for chemo or any other
>> treatment that may be needed. If you are aware of the Medicare policy
>> you'll know that you cannot apply for Part B, except for the last week
>> in February. It should not be acceptable for a person to have to
>> suffer and let their cancer spread until February 2008. This policy
>> needs to be looked at and reconsidered. Please take a stand for the
>> people and help us in fighting this cause. No one should have to
>> suffer for lack of medical insurance.
>>
>> Thanks!

>
> Does anyone still support the government in Washington, DC?
>

Yes, democrats

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Jerry Okamura wrote:
> > wrote in message
> oups.com...
>> On Jul 14, 11:20 am, gringogirl > wrote:
>>> Following you will find that another Mexican anchor baby has been
>>> given heart surgery at our expense and ICE has allowed the illegal
>>> family to stay in the US another year so we the taxpayer can pay for
>>> their baby's medical treatments.
>>> This is because Mexico won't pay for the baby and the United
>>> States, a country with millions without any medical insurance,
>>> always has money to spend on illegal aliens.
>>> Following you will find the phone number for ICE. Pls call and
>>> tell them this is not okay, that you are an American and they have
>>> no right to do make exceptions to immigration law and spend money
>>> that should go to an American citizen in need.
>>> At the bottom, is another, true letter, of an American woman who is
>>> dying of breast cancer and who is being denied medical treatments.
>>> She will die without them.
>>> There is an email address to send a letter to and if you call the
>>> Montana Governors office and demand that this woman be given her
>>> needed chemo.
>>> This is one of millions of examples where Americans are given the
>>> short end of the stick in favor of illegal aliens and their anchor
>>> babies.
>>>
>>> http://www.montereyherald.com/ci_636...ce=most_viewed
>>> I wonder how much this one family is going to cost the taxpayers?
>>>
>>> This was a very difficult address to get
>>> THE GOVERNMENT DOES NOT WISH TO BE BOTHERED BY CITIZENS
>>> Please use this address and often
>>> How to contact and report illegal aliens in the Portland Oregon
>>> area. The number is 503 326 7475
>>> However they do not ever take any reports over the phone.'
>>> You must use snail mail.
>>> The address is:
>>> Immigration & Customs Enforcement
>>> Attn: Investigations
>>> 511 NW Broadway
>>> Portland Oregon 97209
>>> Give as much information as possible.
>>>
>>> For those of you at work, I just want to apologize for disputing
>>> your schedule. As many of you are well aware, and for those of you
>>> who do not know the situation, my mother was diagnosed with breast
>>> cancer in May of this year. In her ignorance, she never bothered
>>> to get a mammogram until her cancer was far into the advanced
>>> stages. She has undergone a mastectomy and has been scheduled to
>>> receive 8 aggressive chemo treatments that will continue thru
>>> September. According to the general cancer chart that she was
>>> given she has a 54% survival rate. That's not great, but it could
>>> be a lot worse. The reason why I'm talking to everyone today is because
>>> as of late a
>>> pretty concerning and stressful situation arose. As many of you are
>>> aware, medical bills are extremely expensive. Especially when
>>> you're talking surgery, chemo, blood work, the numerous
>>> consultations...etc. My mother was with a program offered in Helena
>>> called Breast & Cervical. What they do is sponsor cancer patients
>>> and pay 100% of their bills until they need a mastectomy and chemo.
>>> After that they refer you to Medicaid that is suppose to pick up
>>> the rest of the bill. However when my mother applied for Medicaid
>>> they denied her coverage because she has Medicare A. Medicare A
>>> covers all of the basics such as doctor visits and hospital stays
>>> after a $900 deductible. It does not extend beyond that. At the
>>> time of her diagnosis she was ineligible to apply for the 2nd half
>>> of Medicare, which is part B. You are only given one month out of
>>> the year to apply and if you miss that deadline, you're basically
>>> screwed until the following year during their open window. The
>>> reason why my mother did not have Medicare part b in the first
>>> place was because they raised the premiums to over $300 a month,
>>> which she just couldn't afford. I highly doubt that I'd be able to
>>> afford that much a month on health insurance either.
>>>
>>> Without Medicaid, my mother will not be able to afford her chemo
>>> treatments. Which frightens me to say, lowers her survival rate. She is
>>> currently trying to appeal the decision made by Medicaid. The
>>> oncology office said that they would continue to allow her
>>> treatments until her appeal hearing is over. If they do not grant
>>> this in her favor, there is not a guarantee that they will continue
>>> with the chemo.
>>>
>>> What I'm trying to do is get the Citizen Advocates involved. My
>>> mother has written them a letter and I myself have sent them a
>>> letter. This policy needs to change! My mother is not the only
>>> woman affected my this; already 3 other women have been denied chemo
>>> treatments due to this legal loophole. I strongly believe in
>>> strength in numbers and I ask you to please join me in sending
>>> Citizen Advocates a letter. To let them know that this type of
>>> treatment is not okay. People should not have to beg to keep their
>>> life. They should not have to fight the state or the government in
>>> order to stay alive. What kind of country is this?? I'd also
>>> like to mention that the state of Montana this year had an $80
>>> million surplus that they didn't know what to do with. That said,
>>> I think now is a great time for them to extend their Breast and
>>> Cervical policy. I'm going to leave with you the email address to the
>>> citizen
>>> advocates. If you don't know what to say, I'll also include a
>>> little paragraph that you can just cut and paste into the email and
>>> send off. Please feel free to forward this to anyone you know who
>>> might be able to help, or may be interested in sending a letter to
>>> them. Thank you for reading this and for all your help. I'm open to
>>> suggestions too if anyone has any.
>>>
>>> that is citizenadvocate at mt.gov
>>>
>>> To Citizen Advocates:
>>>
>>> I'm sending you this letter in regards to a Medicaid policy that is
>>> denying women the cancer treatment they deserve. It has recently
>>> come to my attention that there is a cancer patient by the name of
>>> Ginger Persinger who has been denied Medicaid treatment due to the
>>> fact that she has Medicare A. It needs to be made aware that
>>> Medicare A only covers basic treatment. It does not allow for
>>> chemo or any other treatment that may be needed. If you are aware
>>> of the Medicare policy you'll know that you cannot apply for Part
>>> B, except for the last week in February. It should not be
>>> acceptable for a person to have to suffer and let their cancer
>>> spread until February 2008. This policy needs to be looked at and
>>> reconsidered. Please take a stand for the people and help us in
>>> fighting this cause. No one should have to suffer for lack of
>>> medical insurance. Thanks!

>>
>> Does anyone still support the government in Washington, DC?
>>

> Yes, democrats


Yes, all Democrats
All independents
and many Republicans.

That's why only one
out of four Americans
support this gang of
incompetents


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> Does anyone still support the government in Washington, DC?
>
> greg


I think that's a very good question; but there they are. So a
better question might be:

Since they are there with such a track record, how do they
do that?

Cheers -- Martha Adams [sci.med 2007 Jly 14]




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On Jul 14, 10:49 pm, "Martha Adams" > wrote:
> <snip>
>
> > Does anyone still support the government in Washington, DC?

>
> > greg

>
> I think that's a very good question; but there they are. So a
> better question might be:
>
> Since they are there with such a track record, how do they
> do that?
>
> Cheers -- Martha Adams [sci.med 2007 Jly 14]


Because voters seem to think their own congressman is good, but all
the rest are bad.
Dee Dee

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"Martha Adams" > wrote in message
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> <snip>
>> Does anyone still support the government in Washington, DC?
>>
>> greg

>
> I think that's a very good question; but there they are. So a
> better question might be:
> Since they are there with such a track record, how do they
> do that?
>

Becasue "we the people" allow them to get away with it.....

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