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Old 07-01-2013, 01:39 PM   #11801
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Doing a happy dance. I worried all weekend about medical bills I received on Friday.

Even after Medicare was deducted or allowed for, they still had some nasty balances due.

Fortunately, after a few phone calls, I found they did not know I also have Medicaid, so it looks like I won't have to pay them.
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:52 PM   #11802
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Doing a happy dance. I worried all weekend about medical bills I received on Friday.

Even after Medicare was deducted or allowed for, they still had some nasty balances due.

Fortunately, after a few phone calls, I found they did not know I also have Medicaid, so it looks like I won't have to pay them.
Glad you found that, Z! We've been lucky so far with medical bills.
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:53 PM   #11803
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Doing a happy dance. I worried all weekend about medical bills I received on Friday.

Even after Medicare was deducted or allowed for, they still had some nasty balances due.

Fortunately, after a few phone calls, I found they did not know I also have Medicaid, so it looks like I won't have to pay them.
That's really good news, Z.
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:55 PM   #11804
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Rose of Sharon. We have one in the backyard. It's actually a tall shrub or small tree, depending on how you prune it.
Bingo, GotGarlic. They most definitely are Rose of Sharon. There are quite a few bushes of them growing along one fence row. This season they have bloomed like crazy. More than in the past. Maybe it was the wet spring we had. Whatever...they're just beautiful. Plus, the bees are having a feast!!!!

I'll see if I can get a picture of the fence space.
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:57 PM   #11805
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Doing a happy dance. I worried all weekend about medical bills I received on Friday.

Even after Medicare was deducted or allowed for, they still had some nasty balances due.

Fortunately, after a few phone calls, I found they did not know I also have Medicaid, so it looks like I won't have to pay them.

That's wonderful, Z!!!!

I'm still playing catch-up with the bills from my knee surgery from last November.

Yeah for you!!!!
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:28 PM   #11806
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Doing a happy dance. I worried all weekend about medical bills I received on Friday.....Fortunately, after a few phone calls, I found they did not know I also have Medicaid, so it looks like I won't have to pay them.
Great news! The less you have to pay for bills the more you have for fun. I say celebrate a little.
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Doing a happy dance. I worried all weekend about medical bills I received on Friday.

Even after Medicare was deducted or allowed for, they still had some nasty balances due.

Fortunately, after a few phone calls, I found they did not know I also have Medicaid, so it looks like I won't have to pay them.
Yay!
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Rose of Sharon. We have one in the backyard. It's actually a tall shrub or small tree, depending on how you prune it.
Do they start out as a tall spike? Are there any other flowers that look like that?
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Thanks, everyone! I'm just so glad I thought to get Medicaid! I figured I'd qualify as I qualified for low income housing, and I was right.

It pays for my Medicare Part B, and covers my co-pays and deductables too. Whew!
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Do they start out as a tall spike? Are there any other flowers that look like that?
I don't think it starts out as a spike. Rose of Sharon is a type of hibiscus, so it may be another variety you're thinking of.
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:33 PM   #11810
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Yay!

Do they start out as a tall spike? Are there any other flowers that look like that?

Mallow and hollyhocks look similar to rose of sharon and both grown on tall stalks.
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