Skip to content
Do you have adblock enabled?
 
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(Medical Xpress)   A quick, easy scan can reveal late-life dementia risk and as soon as the insurance companies figure out how to overcharge and over complicate it, it might get released in time for the   (medicalxpress.com) divider line
    More: Spiffy, Cardiovascular disease, Heart, Edith Cowan University, Late-life dementia, Blood vessel, abdominal aorta, new long-term study, important link  
•       •       •

406 clicks; posted to STEM » on 27 Jun 2022 at 10:18 AM (13 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



Voting Results (Funniest)
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

 
2022-06-27 8:40:13 AM  
2 votes:

dildo tontine: Subby has dementia if they think insurance companies charge you for medical services. Insurance companies decide if the will pay anything and if so, how much.


Subby has dementia part 2:

In time for the what?
 
2022-06-27 10:14:22 AM  
1 vote:
Insurance companies work relentlessly to pay nothing or close to it. It's how they make money. Of course, the "simple test" will be priced at $35,000 and the insurance will cover $89, or something along those lines.

Not so CSB...
My wife has been dealing with a bad kidney for four years. Last week we went to Mayo Clinic for diagnostics and surgery. The decision was made to remove the kidney.

The insurance company claimed that a kidney removal should not be an inpatient procedure. They didn't want to pay for the hospital stay. Mayo played three card Monty with the insurance company and called it "observation" for two nights instead of "admission."

The idea that removing a major organ, with significant risk of bleeding, blood pressure spikes, infection, etc. doesn't require a hospital stay is laughable. But an insurance company will sure as hell try to wriggle out of that expense.
 
Displayed 2 of 2 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

This thread is closed to new comments.

Continue Farking




On Twitter


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.