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The Tab 7

Balance forward from The Tab 6: $292,947.97 4/14/11 Up to the Infusion Center for another dose of Herceptin. .51 grams of Herceptin, a little larger dose, and hence a little pricier this time: $9,894.00 Half a liter of saline $24.00 … Continue reading

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The Tab 6

Balance forward from The Tab 5: $240,120.48 1/26/11 Chest x-ray, 2 views, checking out my heart and whether it’s coping with the Herceptin infusions $251.00 Office visit, level 3 $139.00 2/10/11 Bills finally in from the last infusion: Three-quarters of … Continue reading

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The Tab 5

BALANCE FORWARD from The Tab 4:$208,078.50 1/20/2011 Complete blood panel, to make sure nothing has changed since poison party 4. CBC Auto, with platelet count An automated count of various kinds of blood cells, red, white, platelets etc. This is … Continue reading

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The Tab 4

Bills just in, bringing us through infusion number 4 on December 29. BALANCE FORWARD from Tab 3: $146,665.50 12/9/2010 Outpatient visit to clinic, check up to make sure I’m well enough for infusion 3 $226.00 Half-liter of saline solution $24.00 … Continue reading

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The Tab 3

All I can say is that my jaw drops from these figures. Balance forward from Tab 2, through surgery on September 7: $69,238.23 Miscellaneous charges related to 9/7 surgery and prep: 9/2/2010 Pathology consultation, slides (presumably pathology slides from New … Continue reading

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The Tab 2

I still haven’t gotten itemized bills from NYU and Sloan Kettering, perhaps my requests got lost in the ether. But as part of my New Year’s paperwork purge I did scare up the quarterly statement from Empire Blue Cross Blue … Continue reading

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The Tab 1

As we all know, bills do have a way of adding up. Medical bills really have a way of adding up. I’ve been waiting for some of the paper trail to follow me from New York to San Francisco. Not … Continue reading

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