I am just a humble housewife and my husband has been admitted at St Rose Siena for almost a month now because of painful obstructive jaundice. Work-up in this hospital revealed a common bile duct mass likely consistent with Cholangiocarcinoma (klatskin tumor). Several doctors/surgeons, including his doctor at the hospital agreed and stated in writing that this very complicated, difficult and risky surgery could only be done in UCLA Medical Hospital because no doctor here in the valley can perform such intervention, having no right equipment and certainly no experienced staff to do it.
UCLA has already accepted him on two occasions these past week. The first, Senior Dimensions is referring to send him to UCLA with Point of Service for Senior Dimensions, that at which time, UCLA cannot accept him because Senior Dimensions will only pay 80% up to $10, 000. At this time, we are asking to discontinue his HMO service from Senior Dimensions and was asking for Medicare back.
But he cannot apply for his Medicare back until November and then it will take until January of next year to be able to receive his benefits and by then it will be too late. This is matter of my husband's LIFE AND DEATH and we've already wasted almost a month waiting for Senior Dimensions to either provide his coverage and send him to UCLA which they were referring to do or expedite the paper work that my husband can reinstate with Medicare which UCLA will accept. We need your support on this to be able to reach people from the higher-ups in this life threatening situation of my husband.
He needed this surgery soon or it will be too late because his health is already deteriorating. I'm begging and pleading for help.