Question about health insurance/ cancer/ med school?

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Are we covered for cancer during med school?

Let's say you are diagnosed with cancer while you are working, will you still get covered for all the treatment you receive during med school?

Let's say that the school has an affiliated cancer center, are they going to go easy on the bills?
 

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Are we covered for cancer during med school?

Let's say you are diagnosed with cancer while you are working, will you still get covered for all the treatment you receive during med school?

Let's say that the school has an affiliated cancer center, are they going to go easy on the bills?

My school health insurance has a pre-existing condition waiver. If I was being seen prior to school, I don't believe that would be covered.

As for the bills, you still get hit for specialist treatments. I had knee surgery for an injury and I've paid $230 co-insurance out of pocket for MD visits and an MRI. That doesn't include the pending ER visit bill and numerous PT visits.

As far as billing is concerned, you're just another patient. No special treatment.
 

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My school health insurance has a pre-existing condition waiver. If I was being seen prior to school, I don't believe that would be covered.

As for the bills, you still get hit for specialist treatments. I had knee surgery for an injury and I've paid $230 co-insurance out of pocket for MD visits and an MRI. That doesn't include the pending ER visit bill and numerous PT visits.

As far as billing is concerned, you're just another patient. No special treatment.

This is why you should make friends with doctors of every specialty. :D
 
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