O-V-E-R-S-E-A-S M-E-D-I-C-A-L S-C-R-E-E-N-I-N-G
is a pain in the ass. Well to me it is, I’m sure others may have had a much smoother process, but we’ve been getting a bit of a runaround. Before I jump into sharing some of my tips for your overseas move, I’m just going to share the hell of a week we’ve had in trying to get our medical signed off. Let me just tell you, we have yet to get anything signed off and we started on Monday.
On Monday, we both had appointments scheduled with our PCM (primary care manager) at the air force base nearby. Since A is here for language school, we’re not exactly attached anywhere. Therefore, I have a doctor in the air force. Before going into our appointment, I probably should have made a point to do some research on what paperwork I might need. We went into our appointment with nothing in hand. As soon as A was called in, he came back out like 15 minutes later and that didn’t seem right to me. [Read more…]