There are many things that I really miss about living in a rural community.
Finally got my health insurance sorted, and now have a mandatory deduction for medicare prescription coverage that I didn't sign up for in the beginning. I didn't sign up for it because I didn't need it! I didn't and don't have any prescriptions! It just chaps my hide that they get away with this.
Anyway, today I setup an appointment for a physical with my new doctor. The doctor is part of a large group, and so far I'm just a number here.
I need to take my medical records with me for the first appointment. Dialed my old doc's office in Red Bluff. Mind you I haven't seen doc in two and a half years. Doc answers the phone. I start to say my name, no need. He recognizes my voice, calls me by name, says how are you doing in Washington state? Asks what he can do for me?
"I need my records mailed up to me, please."
"The girls are gone for the day, give them a call in the morning, and they will get them to you." "Now, how are you doing up there?"
We chatted for a bit and ended with Doc saying it was good to hear from me.
I'm trying to think that the new city doc will live up to the standard that came before him. But, two and a half years...