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Old 01-11-2016, 02:50 AM
Dylanjames951 Dylanjames951 is offline
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I was wondering if anyone can recommend a physician that does treatments for an affordable price? Also, if there are any physicians that work with the Medi-Cal program?
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Old 01-11-2016, 02:34 PM
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Hi and welcome!

Does Medi-Cal cover treatments? Which part of California are you in? We can probably help you find someone.

Missy
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Old 01-27-2016, 04:47 PM
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Hello Missy,

I believe Medi-Cal will cover it. However, I have been unable to find a doctor who is contracted with them. I have been receiving treatments with Dr. Nelson at Beckman Laser Institute since I was a baby, but UC Regents isn't contracted with the Medi-Cal program. I am in Southern California, Orange County area. I am willing to travel for treatment.
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Old 01-28-2016, 04:39 PM
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Hi neighbor!

I'm in Long Beach, so just over the county line! We have a board member in Los Angeles that might know what you should do. I will contact him today and let you know what he says.

Missy
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Old 01-29-2016, 06:50 PM
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I did hear back from our board member.

I'm not sure which medi-cal plan you are on, but if you do a search on a service like zoc doc, and then call around and speak to the offices about which insurance they accept, I think you can find a dermatologist in Orange Co. Just make sure that you get references and ask what kind of laser they are using, how long they've owned the machine and how much experience they have! From what I understand, that's a huge factor in treatment ... the doctor's experience.

Would you mind if I passed on your name and email address to our board member, Jeff Bergen? He really is better at this than I!

Missy
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Old 02-01-2016, 06:14 AM
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Hi Missy,

This sounds like great news! Yes you can go ahead and pass my contact info to your board member, Jeff Bergen. In the meantime, I will try to see what I can come up with using Zoc Doc.

Dylan Horan
dylanjameshoran@gmail.com
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