Better to have no insurance

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    Yes I do have Medicare and this is Medicare insurance.
     
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    Well an urgent care that doesn't accept Medicare assignment is a bad urgent care.
     
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    The urgent care is out of network. And helped me instead of taking the co pay and telling me to get cough syrup from the corner drug store.
     
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    You must have a Medicare Advantage plan.
     
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    Sounds like it since there was an $80 copay for ER. If med advantage there would be no Medicare assignment in this instance.
     
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    It doesn't matter since I eventually had to pay out of pocket which is what I have always done anyway.

    With insurance gets you no care. Paying gets you very good care.

    This is the same as single payer. No care at all.
     
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    Medical Advantage have copays and deducts, depends on what plan your on.

    I pay nothing since I have Medicare and medigap.
     
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    I bet when you went to Urgent Care, your bronchitis was worst, as they would of given you a breathing tx in ER if you were SOB. You are leaving out imp. info here.
     
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    What You Pay in a Medicare Advantage Plan

    They are trying to push more Medicare Advantage plans and get rid of medigaps. Ins companies make more money.
     
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    No I'm not. If you want Medicare for all, this is what you want. Medicare is basically no care at all. If you want care, pay for it.
     

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