Even if this story is an aberration or a gross exaggeration, what if you were hit with a fraction of that poor tourist's bill? If not $100,000, what if your local hospital bill was $20,000 or even $10,000? Would your health insurance pay or would you be stuck with bill?
What if your life was on the line, would you want to trust doctors you don't know or go home?
Click on the PV Mirror image to read the entire issue and click on PV-Health.com to learn how all of this could have been handled with an international medical insurance policy that would pay the hospital directly and a low-cost emergency medevac service that could have transported the patient safely back to a care center close to home.