My doctor had only given me two ultrasounds and my first one was because he thought I was having a miscarriage. He only had my blood drawn once (at my first appointment) I wasn't offered any tests during my pregnancy except to be screened for strep b. Now I'm not complaining about this at all. I had excellent care. What I am wondering is if when I get pregnant again and am now on my husbands insurance, will I be offered more ultrasounds, get my blood checked more often, get more tests offered? Was it just this Doctor or was it because of medicaid?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 10:43 AM on Jun. 25, 2009 in Pregnancy
well, some doctors don't believe in excessive testing. I know insurances only pay for one ultrasound unless more is ordered by the doctor for a MEDICAL reason. also I got three blood tests Beta Quan test, triple screen test (check for birth abnormalities) and an HIV test in those three blood draws I no they tested more, like RH factor and such. also I got tested for gestational diabetes, strep B and I believe that was it.
one thing I can insure is your hubby's insurance wont pay for more than one ultra sound unless medically nessacery.
Answer by judith_visco at 10:48 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Answer by raemommy at 10:51 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Oh as for your last question, for my first pregnancy I was on medicaid and I got all the same tests done for my second pregnancy with blue cross insurance.
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