The on floor psychiatrist called me today. Which is normal for them. She said “David is so full of information, I never know what to believe. so I thought I would call and confirm a few things.” The biggest thing is that David claims to have broken out a bunch of windows on a couple of cars we own. Didn’t happen. David also claims that he has been very good until just this week. Ah well, the world he lives in must be a rosy place. So the doctor asked me about safety plans. Wanted to know if we had something set up for when he is discharged. So I explained about the pending bed, and upcoming court date. She recommended that we get him placed in a detention center until the bed is actually available. Because “while he is good here, we can’t know that he will be good
In a word, some times, yes it does pay to complain. Just got off the phone with the hospital, David’s medicine just received authorization from the insurance company. This is so awesome. I can’t begin to tell you. Now we can stabilize his moods again. Eventually, the roller coaster rise will change. For now, I will accept the idea that it is on a plateau that is coasting evenly for a while. Yes, I am aware that a plateau is boring. Will gladly take boring for a while. Thank you Blue Cross working on this for us. Tweet #fighting4answrs
So, the insurance company contacted me because I posted a message on their facebook wall. Amazing how social media messages get a faster response than a phone call. The request made for the medicine on Tuesday was marked non-urgent. A second request was made today and it was marked urgent. This request came in half an hour ago. Even an urgent request can take 72 hours to complete. So this means we are stuck until next week again waiting for the script, although there is a slim chance it can be approved tomorrow. But then, there is also a chance that it will be denied. At which point we can appeal the decision. Why is it okay for a corporation to have this level of control over our health? I do admit that the rep who called was polite, offered to research the issue further and then return my call.