Survive without insurance: how to get medical care in the US and avoid huge bills

No insurance - it's better not to get sick. This rule is known to everyone who crosses the US border. American medicine is one of the most expensive in the world. And the lack of a good insurance policy means that hospital fees can be many zeros. When ...

Insurer Aetna will not sell Obamacare in most states.

Aetna, the third-largest U.S. health insurance company, said Monday that it will sell government-subsidized personal insurance next year in only 4 states: Delaware, Iowa, Nebraska and Virginia due to persistent financial losses from Obamacare's plans. Now Obamacare products are available at ...

Personal experience: why calling a doctor in America is pointless

As you know, doctors in America do not go home (there are, however, medical programs where it is possible to call a doctor at home, but even then the doctor will not come to you “on the same day” - the sites I have studied talk about 24-48 hours, as…

Geographical inequality: the cost of medical services in different US cities differs significantly

The city in which a person lives affects how much he pays for health care. This was confirmed by a new analysis of more than 1 billion medical bills. Research has shown that prices for procedures such as ultrasound and annual medical check-ups vary greatly from one ...

In the United States began to calculate those who cheat with medical insurance

Using computer programs, he calculates criminals who receive money from the budget for non-existent procedures, and prepares claims against them. In college, John Minigno played American football as a quarterback. After graduation, he worked as a lawyer for 18 years defending people affected by the medical system. Over the years, he has learned well how ...

The hospital in Brooklyn billed $ 14 for the patient’s death

Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn billed $ 14 to 48-year-old Jorge Matos for the care of his wife, Griselle Soto, who died in hospital in early February. Initially, the situation does not raise additional questions - the hospital wants to receive money for its ...

Medical insurance in the USA: how to start a choice

Medicine in the USA is private and prohibitively expensive. The state takes care of only the most vulnerable strata of the population, and even then, as a rule, not in full. Therefore, having health insurance is a vital issue. You can not think about her ...

One and a half thousand Russian-speaking clients are under investigation in the Medicaid case

“Forum” talked with private detective Steve Dudnik, who helped American law enforcement officers to catch Irma Davidian and her clients red-handed. The 52-year-old American woman of Armenian descent helped her clients receive benefits for the poor (even millionaires or very wealthy people). Six people have already been arrested ...

In the case of Russian fraud in Florida, arrested hockey player millionaire

Earlier this week, Florida state police uncovered a corruption scheme created by Russian émigrés. Among others, famous hockey player Sergei Berezin is involved in the fraud with benefits for the poor. He has already been arrested. Dozens of people are under investigation. Irma is considered the main organizer in this matter ...

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