Here is a nice article by Dennis Thompson at HealthDay about the challenges people are going to face paying for medical care, especially if they’ve lost or been laid off from their jobs. I chime in at the end URGING people not to worry about money right now if they are sick. Get the care you need!
The coronavirus pandemic is spreading across the United States at the same time that millions have been laid off from their jobs.
That raises the obvious question — how will those newly unemployed folks pay for medical care if they become infected with the coronavirus?
Recent bills passed by Congress ensure that people won’t have to pay out of pocket for any COVID-19 testing, even if they’re uninsured, but there’s nothing that would cover treatment costs for people without insurance.
(To read the rest of the article, please visit HealthDay).