robertr4836 (robertr4836) wrote in bad_service,
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Doctors hurt by recession too!

I have high blood pressure. It runs in the family. I have been taking the same medication at the same dose since I was first diagnosed almost a decade ago.

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Teal Deer: I go from 1 physical a year to 12+ a year even though there have been no changes in my health. Added bonus? The doctor lets me know I need to come in monthly by abruptly cutting off my supply of high blood pressure medicine. I guess doctors are getting hit by the recession too.

I'm defenitely looking into a new PCP. I'm just not sure if this warrants a complaint to the state medical board and/or the insurance company (kind of seems like insurance fraud to me...I'm sure the doctors more interested in the insurance payout for office visits than in my co-pay).
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