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Used Up FSA $ and Probably Maxed Deductible

October 2nd, 2018 at 08:06 pm

A few days ago I was wondering if I'd have to get creative to not lose the FSA money other than the $500 that rolls over to the next plan year (starting in November for us.)

Around 8:30 this morning I got a call which told me it wouldn't be an issue.

My DH drove himself to the ER with a racing heart and chest pains. By the time I got there it was confirmed that it was AFIB symptoms.

His heart rate was 180+, his bp was high, and he was having constant chest pains.

After over two hours of meds, his heart rate was averaging 160+ and he still was having chest pains.

So they did something called a cardio inversion - basically reset the heart.

In two tests of his enzymes, it showed the number went from 17.4 to a higher # - which according to my retired nurse aunt indicates that it was a heart attack.

Tomorrow he's having a stress test and a heart catheter. At which point we'll find out if he needs a stent or a bypass …

I am so thankful for our fully funded medical deductible fund, so I'm not stressing about the money at all. (Yet …)


7 Responses to “Used Up FSA $ and Probably Maxed Deductible”

  1. Dido Says:

    Prayers he is ok!

  2. Carol Says:

    Yes, prayers for both of you!

  3. CB in the City Says:

    So sorry to hear this! Hoping for the best possible outcome.

  4. MonkeyMama Says:

    ((HUGS)) I hope he is okay.

  5. LuckyRobin Says:

    Yikes. So scary. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. rob62521 Says:

    Prayers for his health and for you!

  7. VS_ozgirl Says:

    OMG. My elevated heart rate was at 120 and the hospital were worried. Wishing you and DH all the best to get through this ok. Praying for you both xxx

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