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I had my EGD done today and I have a surgery date of March 19th. All paperwork is being sent to HCA Aetna for approval. The time is going to go by really fast, the past three months have flown by. I am really excited. WooHoo!!!!

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12 minutes ago, medicpup2 said:

I had my EGD done today and I have a surgery date of March 19th. All paperwork is being sent to HCA Aetna for approval. The time is going to go by really fast, the past three months have flown by. I am really excited. WooHoo!!!!

🌈CONGRATULATIONS🌈

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Are you an HCA employee? I am too, or I was until I sorta retired. I still work PRN. So you have to use an HCA facility, don't you? I started the process while I still was full time but by the time I got through everything I was old enough for Medicare, but I still went where I started, even though it is 5 hours away and I could have gone to one an hour away. But you don't change horses in the middle of the stream, as long as you like those horses!🐎🐎🐎 (I got the horses in the back, horse tack is attached...)

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Yes!!!! Congratulations!

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