United states : a survivor of the Covid-19 scoop invoice very salty - to The Point

The number zero is impressive, and has hardly had to appeal to the U.s. 70 years of age. Reached the Covid-19, he had to be hospitalized for two long months at

United states : a survivor of the Covid-19 scoop invoice very salty - to The Point

The number zero is impressive, and has hardly had to appeal to the U.s. 70 years of age. Reached the Covid-19, he had to be hospitalized for two long months at the medical center Swedish Issaquah, a facility of the city of Seattle, located in the State of Washington, in the north-west of the United States. According to the revelations of the Seattle Times on Saturday, the septuagenarian has just received the bill for his care : a note very salty over a million dollars. The document is 181 pages.

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This is the 4 last march that Michael Flor had been admitted to the medical center Swedish Issaquah. He stayed there for 62 days, passing so near death that the nurses had held one evening the telephone with which his wife and his two children were making their farewells. But he recovered and he is released from the institution on the 5th of may, to the cheers of the staff. His heart, however, has failed to stop a second time, receiving his bill long of 181 pages, and a total amount of 1 122 501,04 dollars, he told the daily.

More than 400 000 dollars for a sterile room

The bill details the treatments that were administered and their prices : 9 736 dollars per day for the room in intensive care, nearly 409 000 dollars for its transformation into a sterile room because of the contagiousness of the coronavirus for a period of 42 days, 82 000 dollars for the use of a ventilator for 29 days, or $ 100,000 for the care of the "last chance", when his prognosis had been engaged for two days.

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Michael Flor, which is Medicare, the health coverage of seniors, however, should not have to get out of his portfolio, according to the Seattle Times. The gigantic aid plan for the american economy adopted by the Congress includes $ 100 million budget to compensate hospitals and the private insurance companies who have treated the patients victims of the Covid-19.

Updated Date: 13 June 2020, 17:33

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