How can I help my sister get a knee replacement with out insurance?

My Sister lost her health insurance She desperatly needs a knee replacement Iam working her job and mine so she can keep her job we have no one to turn to if we could find a Dr in Ohio that would let us make payments I would work 3or 4 jobs just to pay the bill please help

Asked By: Maggie - 6/30/2006
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Has she applied for Medicare/Medicaid? That should be her first step. If she can't qualify contact a not for proffit hospital and ask for a patient advocate/social worker, generally if you can prove hardship and that the procedure is necessary they will do the procedure on a sliding scale or the advocate can help you... More
Answered By: Mel - 7/10/2006
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Are you interested in having a knee replacement in Thailand? Since in Thailand have many doctors who graduated and well trained in European Countries or in US and the price are competitive. For example, the price for knee replacement which include everything is approx. USD 8,500. The treatment will be done with... More
Answered By: wicha - 6/30/2006
No one cares about people who don't have insurance. Unless you find a really generous doctor, that is.
Answered By: chamely_3 - 6/30/2006
I strongly recommend you to get your knee surgery in India.Orthopaedic surgery is very cheap in India.This company is very famous in India that arranges orthopaedic surgery for foreigners in India.They are called the Forerunners Healthcare.I read a lot about them in the Newspapers and about their patient stories... More
Answered By: shruti - 7/3/2006
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Answered By: pink_xcstasy - 7/10/2006
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