Slurred voice: "I need to make an appointment to see Dr. Grumpy. I take lots of pain medications, because I'm in constant pain, sometimes. But I'm not taking any right now, because my pain is so bad that I can't take my medicines. I've run out now, but still have plenty, but think I might need more."
I told Mary that if they call back to tell them I don't take their insurance. Even if it's cash.