Cindy 's Liver Fund
's Liver Fund
For: Cindy Bertram , Robertsdale, AL
Organizer: Tony Bertram
Cindy had to have 16 units of blood and 6 units of platelets due to Bleeding Esophageal Varices and Duodenum Ulcers caused by Cirrhosis of the Liver. Cindy has never been a Drinker of alcohol or user of drugs but at sometime in the past she had contracted Hepatitis C. Cindy regularly volunteers to sit with the elderly, at no charge, who have Alzheimer's disease and other diseases so this could be the soruce of coming in contact with an infected needle or some other source that infected her. The treatment for the Liver is over $1000 a day and her medical bills are enormous. Along with the Cost of the Hospital and Doctor Bills, is the Drug EPCLUSA by Gilead biopharmaceutical, one of the Newest medicines with a 95% cure rate but at a cost of $74,000.00 for the first 84 days and could take up to six months for the Drug to work. This is her medical cost so far, $145,000 but not all the Bills have come in. Cindy was approved in June 2017 for Medicaid but these three bills are not covered under medicaid due to her not having been under medicaid coverage when this happened. We have paid out-of-pocket for all of her Doctors and Services not billed by the Hospital. Those other services are the XRays, MRI's, Anesthesia and Hospitalist (Physicians Assistants). We are praying that Medicaid will pick up the February 10th 2017 Hospital Bills as that does fall under her approved Medicaid dates but we are waiting to see if it does.
She is a mother of a Handicapped Son who has Fragile X Syndrome and has always been there to help others, especially the Elderly. Cindy regularly volunteers to sit with the elderly, at no charge, who have Alzheimer's disease and helps them with their daily life needs by using her own vehicle to take them shopping for food and supplies when the person is able to do so. Cindy is a caring, loving Mother who is devoted to ensuring that her Son has his needs meet before hers and is now in need of the same kind of love that she has given so freely to others. Cindy supported her husband and helped other military wives during those long deployments while her husband was in the Marines by setting up events for the wives and children at the bases they were stationed at. Cindy sacrificed so much to help the families of those who served our nation and now she needs that same kind of commitment from from you, the American People.
We had to stop accepting
GoFundMe donations in July due to Cindy
being approved for Medicaid so
Will you please show her that in America, People still care about those who have given much and asked for so little. Contribute what ever your heart dictates so this Loving Mother and Volunteer can pay the Past Due Medical cost and so she can continue to help others.
We had to stop accepting GoFundMe donations in July due to Cindy being approved for Medicaid soGoFundMe can no longer be used as Medicaid counts those as Resources which might put her over the Resources Limit placed by Medicaid, and a lot of the cost medicaid will not go back to cover. We are at risk of losing our Home due to the Medical Bills we cannot afford to pay, so we are asking for anyone who is willing to help to please send a check. Donations by mail are appreciated:
Checks can be made payable to Tony Bertram or Cindy Bertram in the “for” section on the check write: Medical FundMailing Address: