He remained intubated for two weeks in intensive care because he had Covid-19. And when he returned home, the hospital bill of over $ 840,000 was waiting for him. It is the figure that Robert Dennis, teacher of the Colorado, was seen to be delivered after hospitalization at Sky Ridge Medical Center. “To look at it we ran out of air again,” he said Suzanne, the teacher’s wife, to the broadcaster Denver7. “THE drugs who hired in Hospital they cost a quarter of a million. ” There couple has health insurance which should cover i costswhich could reach $ 1.5 million overall.
The patient needed 3 weeks of rehabilitation in a specialized center. And also his wife, infected by the Covid in a milder form, she had to resort to hospital treatment. The couple should not claim to take over the account, as they could take advantage of coverage guaranteed by a Colorado law. In addition, the hospitals that received the funds provided by the Cares Act – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, an emergency package of 2.3 trillion dollars (equal to 11% of GDP) approved at the end of March by Congress – should not send the invoices to patients.
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