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 4 months ago '16        #12
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 S550 said
Thought this was always free or on a sliding scale based on your income?

Work and have benefits = insurance
No job = covered by charity care and the state because of income
I know that was how it worked years ago when I delved into it briefly.

I was working then, but uninsured. Just paid a small fee based on income, as you stated.

But now there's a questionnaire patients receive that potentially waives all fees, based on the effects of the pandemic.

I don't think it's necessarily applicable only to the unemployed. May want to double check that though, but I believe they informed me about the grant before even inquiring about my current work situation.