I am Frustrated, Aggrevated, and Irked!!
Foster Children in our state (well in most states) receive free Medicaid as their insurance. Now that Baby "A"arron is staying with us longer, I attempted to make a "well baby visit" for him.. yes ATTEMPTED!
It was scheduled, and then cancelled by his initial doctor (because of an Unexpected Emergency Meeting a.k.a. GOLF! -- at least that is what call one those meetings), then I got him in for another appointment at a different office. He also had an ENT appointment at the Children's Hospital, because he had failed his initial hearing test... well I called the ENT to get the details.. oh "the appointment needs to be rescheduled"... UGGHH! Then I get a call from the Pedi's Office.. the baby's insurance lists a PCP (Primary Care Provider) and it needs to be changed prior to the appointment. I then called the insurance company... wait, it gets better.. I am not listed as his guardian so I can't change his PCP! Now he can't attend the appointment... So, I call the agency to explain of these little "problems" only to find out that he has a Medicaid HMO and shouldn't have an HMO, he should have straight medicaid which does not require a PCP be listed.
Talk about a HOLE instead of Crack in the foundation! Not sure how or when any of this will be fixed, but hopefully soon.. this poor little guy needs to have a well baby visit!