Diabolical Medical System From Hell
January 31, 2011 11:09 AM Subscribe
I just got health insurance for the first time in my adult life (thanks a bunch America), through my spouse's company. It seems like fairly robust insurance, and I would love to finally get treatment for my debilitating anxiety and possible ADHD. But I am so fearful of having these things on my medical record and possibly causing future insurance problems, that I am hesitant to make any appointments. Am I justified in these concerns? Are there things I can do to mitigate the repercussions?
posted by asimplemouse to health & fitness (17 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
From the information I have cobbled together, there would be problems if my spouse and I were no longer on his company insurance, and had to get our own insurance independently. How much of a problem would this likely be? Should I try my hardest to do this all outside of the nice system I suddenly have available to me? I'd love to do some kind of CBT (or similar) therapy, and for once try some medication, but not at the risk of causing permanent problems for myself down the line. Thanks for any ideas or information.