I am single mom with no insurance and am attending college. I need surgery on my back and neck which have slipped discs and have been killing me for several years. Now to add to this I think I might have a hernia. My stomach is enlarged and is hurting me. It took 4 months to get an appointment with a GI doctor who told me I would need $400 up front for the test, which I do not have. I can't take this anymore and neither can my 9 yr old daughter. If I get health insurance how long will it take before I can use it or would I be considered a medical emergency.
Under the new law, you should qualify for insurance for people with pre-existing conditions, considering the fact that you are currently without insurance. I recommend you visit the new website www.healthcare.gov to find information on programs in your state.
If you enroll in the right plan, you will not have to go through any waiting period to get treatment.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.