Michael Florek: The Seattle Times
American Michael Flora of the city of Seattle, survived the disease COVID-19 caused by a coronavirus infection, presented a bill amounting to more than $ 1.1 million. It is reported The Time.
70-year-old Flor within 62 days was in intensive care, his place in the house was worth about 9.7 thousand dollars a day. Besides the patient for a few weeks was placed in an artificial coma. Exhibited the Flora account is a 181 page and can still increase — it did not include some services rendered to him.
It is reported that the patient was on the verge of death according to doctors, the disease struck him in all possible ways, affecting most internal organs. However, the amount that needs to hospital, shocked the American.
I opened the account and said: “[*****]!” (“wow” — approx. “Of the tape.ru”). I had several times to look at the numbers… to make sure I read it right.
Michael Floculent, who recovered from coronavirus
However, it may be that the Flora will not have to pay a penny out of pocket: Medicare, the U.S. national health insurance old-age pension is fully or almost fully covers the cost of treatment of pneumonia caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
In the United States were more than 2.1 million cases of infection with coronavirus new type: more than a quarter of all identified cases in the world. 116 thousand people died as a result of infection, more than 576 thousand healed.
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