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Author Topic:   Health Insurance in the U.S.
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05-28-2018 9:58 AM

My son is epileptic (well under control now). Many years ago, driving through Rye New York he had a seizure in the back seat. We scooted to the nearest hospital. He was in "status epilepticus" which means they couldn't stop the seizure. A neurologist came in and ordered him to be put on a breathing bag and left.

$1,500. On our insurance, of course.

My wife called up his office and BCBS and pointed out the absurdity. It took a lot of back and forth but finally they dropped the charge.

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