This is all part of the process.I hate to say. Yes, you do need to get
legal help NOW.
I have Sleep Apnea, IH, and something like Alzheimer's. No matter what,
it's all in the Diagnosis and how specific it is.
I have realized that all this stuff is a headache and just a study will not
do it. The insurance types that review this stuff already know this. I
went thru all the meds for N and was intolerable to any of them. I use a
machine to breathe at night also. Now, I am on Aricept for the memory loss.
No matter how bad I am, the insurance co only looks to see if it fits into
their category of 'disabling conditions'. N is vague to them, so they push
back. This is normal for them.
Make sure you get legal help from someone that specializes in Disability.
This is very important but beware of the potential costs. See if you have a
friend in the business first. Most attorneys will not charge for a
No matter what, get busy fast and get your answers asap, so you can get the
process going sooner than later, for your sake.
Good luck to you!
] On Behalf Of Tom Gangluff
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 9:34 PM
Subject: [central ohio sleep disorders] Re: Fired 3 days after long-term
---Hello randy i also have narcolepsy and sleep apneq ,but amtill
working .I am not sure how to apply for disability but try looking in
the narcolepsy network or a site called talk aboutsleep .Those two
site will have infoprmation and help in what you may need bye for now
i hope i was able tp help . In
, "Randy Allen"
> Does anyone know of studies showing how disabling narcolepsy can be?
> was clinically diagnosed, put on disability by my doctor and then the
> insurance behind the company I worked for disallowed the claim.
> days after I received the letter from the insurance company, the
> company I worked for terminating me. Going to see an attorney and
> need any information anyone can provide to help me establish a solid
> Thanks and Blessings,
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