U.S. health officials have asked people with flu-like symptoms to be screened for 60 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia. Yet testing costs thousands of dollars. According to the United States, the Miami Herald reported 26, Osmail
Facts have proved that novel coronavirus pneumonia is not the case of Aas Coue's infection with influenza. Two weeks after being tested, he received a bill of $3270 (about 22900 yuan), which he would personally have to pay $1400 (about 9825 yuan), given his limited insurance coverage.
Ascue said he works for a medical device company with an annual income of $55000 (about 386000 yuan), which does not provide medical insurance. Last year, he accepted an insurance program under the Affordable Care Act, with a monthly premium of $278, but when his salary rose, the premium rose to $400. He canceled the insurance program last November and now pays $180 a month to buy the national general insurance's limited insurance program.
After the flu symptoms, ascue decided to go to the hospital for examination instead of going to the drugstore to buy over-the-counter drugs, which he felt was a responsible move.
Of course he was worried about the cost of the inspection. He was asked to perform CT screening for the new coronavirus,
Original title: $3270! Men denounce the U.S. medical system: the cost of virus testing is too high to bear