Every day, more Americans are finding themselves needing health care, but without health insurance. In Colorado alone, that’s 850,000 people. We’ll tell you where to turn and how to find help — even if you are pregnant and uninsured. We’ll tackle how to find care urgently, and where to look for insurance.
You may be able to negotiate major discounts — up to 50 percent — by paying cash, so the doctor doesn’t have to deal with insurance company paperwork.
Liz Barnett stood in line, desperate and scared — scared for herself, her children and her bank account. Strange what losing health insurance can do to one’s self-confidence.
You can bargain with your doctor. And your hospital. Instead of being scared away from needed medical care by high prices, talk to your health care provider up front, and ask for a discount.
If you have no health insurance, and things are getting desperate because you or loved ones are already sick, you still have options.