Friend withmedical needs, lost insurance


#1

my dear friend S. she is a SAHM who works from her house… she makes a bit of money but has no insurance, obviously. Her husband is bi-polar (plus other problems). and needs many hundreds of dollars of medication every month…
well his job had health insurance.
he lost his job
they had planned for this problem, but everyone assured them he would have a month of insurance to get new insurance… no. his company used some loophole to cut off his insurance the minute the job ended.
they found out when the pills couldnt be paid for… when he ran out. no one told them. the doctor found him a couple days emergency supply.

they are working on getting new insurance, and help paying for the meds and all…but they desperately need prayers.
help them find HELP so he can stay on his meds… going off for even a couple days is terrible for him.


#2

Hail Mary,
full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen.


#3

Tell him he is probably entitled to COBRA…:slight_smile:
Hear me, Lord, holy Father, almighty and eternal God;
and graciously send your holy angel from heaven
to watch over,to cherish, to protect,to abide with and to defend
this family who desperately need you in their time of need
Amen


#4

they are entitled to COBRA.
there are problems
since they didnt know they lost coverage at the moment his job ended… they didnt talk to HR at that moment about COBRA
COBRA takes several weeks to activate, and he is out of medication NOW…
they may not be able to afford COBRA in any case, although they are applying now.

:slight_smile: you folks are FAST!
they just got told that they are entitled to discounted COBRA. they still have to pay full price for this month, but will be reimbursed. so they still need tons of up front money… it will be tight, she may end up pawning her engagement ring… but they should be able to survive and get his meds.

what really hurts is that if they had just KNOWN this… it wouldnt have been a problem.
sigh
poor S. she has had a very tough life, and things like this keep happening, where something goes wrong in a way they couldnt have expected (like no HI for the rest of that month, and HR didnt tell them)


#5

Another prayer for her …

Hail Mary,
full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen.


#6

Hail Mary Full of grace
The Lord is with Thee
Blessed art thou among woman
And Blessed is the fruit of thy womb Jesus
Holy Mary mother of God
Pray for us sinners
now and at the hour of our death.

AMEN


#7

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