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I know you're wondering how the math listed in the title becomes a reality, right?  It's pretty simple actually. You think the inclusion of vasectomies as "fully covered" in your medical plan would be a slam dunk. After all, pregnancies cost a lot of money, and also have a lot of downside risk.

It's all fun and games until your employee (or their husband) meets up with a South American urologist.  Check out this email chain from my inbox, then join me after the break for analysis.

On Feb 21, 2013, at 8:30 PM, Billy Blaze <emailchanged@gmail.com> wrote:

I just saw a local TV spot from a Urology practice that was pitching to men to schedule a 'no scalpel' vasectomy to correspond with March Madness - so you could spend the '2-3 day' recovery time sitting on the sofa watching basketball. I guess sort of clever.
On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 8:40 PM, Kris Dunn <hrcapitalist@gmail.com> wrote:
When I got fixed, I bought my first big screen and did it on friday of the tourneys first weekend.  Only way to do it.
My guy made me and Ang come in for a consult, and he proceeds to ask us if we are sure, because he sees a lot of 45 year old dudes come in 10 years later with a young second wife who is ready to crank out some kids.
Thanks Doc.
On Feb 21, 2013, at 10:41 PM, Frankie Hollywood <emailchanged@gmail.com> wrote:
   Man, imagine if there is any hesitation in your voice after he mentions that? She'd pick that up in about 10 milliseconds. 

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 10:47 PM, Kris Dunn <hrcapitalist@gmail.com> wrote:
to Billy, Frankie, Marshall: 

   Doc:  you sure?  What about the hottie around the corner?
   Me:  we're good.  Hell, let's do it right now!
   You can't win on that.  Its like when the swimsuit edition shows up.  Men are pigs.  You're a man, like mike gundy.  #pig

That's right.  My urologist actually asked "us" if we were sure we wanted to do the procedure, because he saw all these guys coming back in on their second and third marriage with a younger wife ready to have kids. He asks if "we" are sure.  In front of Mrs. Capitalist.  He asked 2 or 3 times. A little different than the marriage counseling you get from you pastor.  

You've got to be kidding me, right?  Mrs. Capitalist took it pretty well.  I got the big screen, watched March Madness and played pickup basketball the next week waaaaaay too early. But that's another post.

Highly recommend getting this procedure done on a Thursday/Friday morning during March Madness. Highly recommend passing on the South American urologist with a different set of social norms than two kids from Missouri.

Comments

JN

If I could like this a thousand times on FB w/o getting into trouble I would.

Joel Kimball

I...just. Ugh. No. Thanks for NOTHING, KD!

MattL

I also advise against using a former Navy surgeon who "used to do 5 or 6 of these a day".

And anyone that won't prescribe a valium, pre-procedure.

And anyone that won't tell your wife the pain is roughly equivalent to child birth.
(OK, maybe that's a stretch).

I do hear that Dr. Dick Chopp is the guy to use in Austin.... and no, I am not making that up.

http://www.urologyteam.com/our-doctors/dr-richard-chopp

KD

paging Dr Chopp....

hilarious... Thanks Matt...

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