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The Vest
Feb 16, 2005
... ance I'm living near a handicapped childrens hospital where I do volunteer work, many of the kids there are really messed up and would benefit greatly by using a vest as well. ... (8 replies)
The Vest
Jun 12, 2002
... I've been researching 'The Vest'...and wondering if the benefits of the vest warrant the high cost. My daughter currently uses PEP mask and percussion therapy....13 yrs. old. ... (9 replies)
The vest
Jan 31, 2006
... Hello everyone, This is my first post on here. I have a 12 month old daughter with CF and live in Britain. The vest has only just become available for us here at a huge cost of 11,500. We do not have insurance policies like in the US so would have to fund this ourselves if we considered purchase. I would really appreciate your thoughts on the vest. Do you think it is better... (34 replies)

The vest
Apr 25, 2005
... thousand. But at our regular CF appointment in the City last month, DS's doctor said age 4. I do know of a three year old that just got a vest and he LOVES it. Actually falls asleep during treatments. ... (34 replies)
The vest
Apr 25, 2005
... We have military insurance, Tricare. I think, but not positive, that they will pay for all of the cost. They are a pain in the rear end to work with but we have been lucky in that we have not had to pay a single bill. My son also falls asleep during his treatments. But like you said, it will free us up a bit more. (34 replies)
The Vest
Oct 15, 2002
... Our hospital had the rep from the vest company come in and they were offering the vest at what ever the insurance would pay..quite a deal. ... (9 replies)
The Vest
Jul 1, 2002
... When I was between high school and college my parents got the vest for me. I did not like having to sit in the same room to do my treatments. It was also very heavy and not very travel friendly. ... (9 replies)
... respiratory therapy, xrays, blood tests, pulmonary function tests... We don't have a vest yet. ... (25 replies)
Cf clinic Q's
Jul 27, 2005
... What I've found with the local clinic when they don't agree with medications or equipment, it has to do with cost savings. ... (10 replies)
The Vest
Sep 29, 2002
... HI, I HAVE A 17 YEAR OLD SON WITH CF. HE BARELY USED THE FLUTTER AND HATED CHEST PT, HAS BEEN USING THE VEST FOR 2 YEARS NOW AND WE HAVE HAD NO PROBLEMS WITH HIS COMPLYING WITH HIS THERAPY. COST SHOULD BE DISCUSSED WITH THE VEST REP. ... (9 replies)
... I do understand that the cost of PGD is considerable, but also know that the ongoing care of a child with CF far surpasses this expense. ... (25 replies)
... perscriptions, hospital stays, the vest, transplants, etc. While initially PGD is expensive, over time it is far less expensive than the cost of care for a person with CF. This was my basic outline for the letter. ... (25 replies)
... and we deducted the cost of the pool in out medical expenses. She also takes karate lessons, played the clarinet, sang in the choir at school. ... (32 replies)
... chacha you still on vacation? Have not heard from you or susan in a long time and I hope both of you and your families are well!! Deb...glad to hear Danny is well. I read on your other post that he got the vest. Did the military pay for it? I hope tricare took care of the cost! Better run. I hope to hear from ALL of you soon Seana (8 replies)




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