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COVID-19 and the uninsured in America

COVID-19 and the uninsured in America

Those who are uninsured are less likely to seek medical help, fearing high out-of-pocket costs after a visit to the ER or to a healthcare professional. The good news is that the uninsured will not be turned away from urgent care or the ER. However, a caveat is that upon receiving treatment the bills may begin stacking up.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 7 months

In my country we have single-payer Healthcare, even when there's no crisis and everything is working it's still a mess, it can take up to years for a surgery and if you go to the ER you'll wait on average 6 hours to see a doctor. Also only essential treatments are covered and there are shortages on both staff and supplies.

Skeptic 7 months

Additional links on topic: Forbes: On The Frontlines Of COVID-19 With No Health Insurance Texsa Tribune: 5 million Texans lack health insurance. Here's how that complicates the coronavirus response. Business Insider: Coronavirus testing is free, but the hospital trip may set you back thousands.

Philip Vonleipzig
Philip Vonleipzig 7 months

M4A now!

Up 7 months

Leftwing fearmongering. It is illegal for a hospital not to not treat sick or dying in America. No matter how many times its said, people love to forget.

ConcealCarryProtect 7 months

Whoever linked Vox, shame on you.

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