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Old 04-02-2011, 03:14 PM
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When I had my blood clots about 10 yrs ago, (deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary emboli) my ex and I were in between health insurance co's because he was changing jobs. My hosp stay of 3 days cost $60,000 cash self pay. Luckily my parents paid half that. It took me over 2 yrs to pay off the rest, even tho my ex was then making good money. If I'd had health insurance, like the plan I do now, it wouldve been $150 co-pay for the ER and $40 for each specialist I saw.

Bit of a difference there.

I tried to work with all the doctors to get a break because I didnt have insurance, but didnt have much luck.
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