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« on: September 18, 2013, 07:43:58 PM »


Ok, we have private health insurance (Medical Mutual). We want to go to Disney World in the spring. How does this work? Will it just be an out of network thing? I searched on the Medical Mutual website and there are no Florida dialysis centers listed for our network.

Any thoughts or experiences would be most helpful.
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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2013, 08:06:09 PM »

Have your social worker work out the details. They should be able to find out who can provide you service while you are at the World.

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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2013, 05:15:34 AM »

Depends on your insurance.  I am from Illinois and Blue Cross Blue Shield had no issue covering my dialysis when I was in South Dakota on vacation.

I agree that your social worker is your first point of contact.  Ask now, especially for Disney World because they will have to start the paperwork asap to get you a chair.
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« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2013, 03:22:35 PM »

We traveled to Florida from NY in May. We just had to pay a $25 copay for both of the dialysis sessions Frank had down there.

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