## ODonnellWeb – Tag Healthcare

Price Gouging By Eli Lilly

Posted on 07/06/2018 in misc • Tagged with Healthcare

Glucagon Chart

We stopped by the pharmacy today to pick up a new Glucagon shot for my wife. Her old one was about 3 years past the expiration date and her doctor said they really do start to lose effectiveness after 3 years.

The retail price is $443.00

Glucagon is a …


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Carelink macOS High Sierra Workaround

Posted on 12/21/2017 in misc • Tagged with Medtronic, Healthcare

Medtronic Carelink

This evening I attempted to help my wife upload data from her $9000 insulin pump to the crappy Java driven web app on Carelink.medtronic.com that she has to use to extract her data from the pump. I was greeted with the error screen above..

Medtronic is blocking the …


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A sneak peek at intelligent healthcare reform

Posted on 06/18/2017 in misc • Tagged with Healthcare

Lewis Peak 1

My imaginary Internet friend Paul McAleer wrote a blog post about the pain of simple health care tasks like using your FSA account. Been there, done that, have the scars from bashing my head against my desk. However, it sparked a connection in my brain. Due the the high cost …


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Healthcare for America

Posted on 03/08/2017 in misc • Tagged with Healthcare, Politics

Hey Guys, I solved the healthcare issue!


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Carefirst II: Carefirst redeems itself, sort of

Posted on 08/08/2015 in misc • Tagged with Healthcare

With the blood strip issue taken care of it was time for my wife to make an appointment with a new endocrinologist, as her existing doctor in Richmond is out of territory and thus out-of-network. I'm not sure why having more doctors to choose from should dramatically raises the price …


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Carefirst: The Comcast of Health Insurance

Posted on 06/29/2015 in misc • Tagged with Healthcare

With my wife's adventure into startup land, we moved the family health insurance over to my company's coverage with Carefirst. It took me 12 whole days to hate Carefirst with the passion I usually reserve for the New York Yankees or Indiana University.

On about June 12 she called in …


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