Author Archives: jkasbury

About jkasbury

A guy with busted teeth fed up with his HMO.

Best Intentions?

Since Humana’s latest denial of care, I have been on the phone at least 6 times with various representatives. I think it is more like 10 but I haven’t been keeping such hot logs of late. The first few calls … Continue reading

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The Sound of Inevitability

So you are thinking that there are two possible reasons that I might have re-opened this blog for business. The first is that my teeth are finally fixed and I am throwing a virtual celebration. The other is that the … Continue reading

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You Did It!!!

I just heard that Humana has agreed to cover my dental work! The woman from the grievance squad who gave me the news referenced the blog, so clearly it had an effect on their decision. How cool is that?! The … Continue reading

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The Fixer

Thanks to everyone who read and responded to my story. I am overwhelmed by your support. Thanks especially to those who have offered suggestions as to how to proceed. My friend, Gin Kilgore, thought that The Chainlink, a Chicago bicycling … Continue reading

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What Happened

Not long ago, I had a pretty decent smile. Then on November 23, 2010 I had a bike accident. My wheel slipped through two metal grates on the Lasalle Street Bridge in downtown Chicago. The bike stopped moving in a … Continue reading

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