Colleen's Heart Surgery

I am setting up this GoFundMe for my mother-in-law's heart surgery. As some of you know, she is having to have her second heart valve replacement surgery. She had her valve replaced in 2013, then a year later got another infection. She was on the road to recovery, but started having some complications. She was having shortness of breath and extreme fatigue, along with some other symptoms so she went to the hospital and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure along with another infection on her heart valve. She found out that the infection was caused by her teeth. Due to that she is having to have all of her teeth extracted and IV antibiotics for 6 weeks before they would do the heart surgery. She no longer has insurance, due to unforeseen circumstances. She has Medicare Part A (hospitalization) but is not qualified for any other Medicare coverage until January 2018. She's also not qualified for Medicaid coverage. We have tried to find insurance for her  but have been unsuccessful. She has been fortunate enough to have the dentist's office work with her on the cost of the dental work. Today she found out that she will have to pay $6,500 for the heart surgery, paying half ($3,250) up-front before they will schedule her surgery. This is going to be a life saving surgery for her, so any donations will be greatly appreciated. God has been extremely faithful throughout this process and we know He will continue his faithfulness. Prayers are appreciated as well!


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Organizer and beneficiary

Brittany Patton 
Denham Springs, LA
Patricia Burns 
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