Why Covid Patients Could Face A Lifetime Of Money Problems


Covid-19 is a particularly vicious disease. While a significant number of people remain asymptomatic, other patients could go on to develop what researchers are calling post-Covid-19 syndrome. Americans suffering from the condition are running into financial problems due to the inconsistent nature of the U.S. health-care system.

CNBC spoke with three people about their experience battling Covid and paying for their treatment. Watch the video above to learn how coronavirus treatment costs add up long after patients leave the hospital.

0:00 – Introduction
1:40 – What the data says
3:28 – In for the long haul
7:40 – Government assistance
9:12 – What’s next?

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Why Covid Long Haulers Could Face A Lifetime Of Money Problems


Eilish B Urdu shayari collection April 17, 2021 - 9:02 PM Reply
CML Health Science Official April 18, 2021 - 12:44 AM

Asymptomatic patients how many in US?

S S Reality April 18, 2021 - 6:57 AM

Don't we have an option to sue China in international court for killing so many people. Each family shd be compensated for there wrong doing… Y r govts not taking such actions… Wer the f…K is UN human rights activist …

U Haul April 18, 2021 - 8:49 PM

99% recovery rate

chidori z April 20, 2021 - 7:46 PM

best health system is in switzerland

will gaukler April 21, 2021 - 12:20 PM

… I did not work my entire life to end up being in debt … this entire house sold won’t even pay the Covid bill … pass … just let me die off … just how I feel …

Md Robnson April 22, 2021 - 12:04 AM

Blowhard in chief
No one is going to go bankrupt because of covid.
I knew he was full of shot long before
That just concreted it.

The stories are already out there
Folks ARE getting hospital bills for this that they can never pay.

Need we any other reason to be extra careful about getting this mess????

christopher reid April 22, 2021 - 10:46 PM

John 3.16-21

OneHorseTown April 26, 2021 - 2:22 PM

Exactly what big pharmaceutical and big government want. You in shackles financially and emotionally.

caleb Tse April 29, 2021 - 3:48 AM

politician play policy like football, ans WE are the grass that they run on.

Kelvin max April 29, 2021 - 11:01 PM

Investing in crypto now should be in every wise individuals list, in some months time you'll be ecstatic with the decision you made today.

Raptor302 May 3, 2021 - 7:45 AM

This is what happens when you treat your healthcare system like a market.

Mohan Aryal May 3, 2021 - 11:07 AM

This is America, a superpower with no universal health care system. Lameee

Capt.Confusion May 26, 2021 - 9:50 PM

What's up with her voice 🤯

TopFlightSecurity415 June 2, 2021 - 12:40 AM

this is why people try to avoid going to the doctor so much ….they overcharge for every little

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Sok Davit July 2, 2021 - 4:06 PM

That’s shocking! Even in developing nation like Cambodia for covid 19 treatment is free!!!

Michelle Pelletier July 4, 2021 - 9:14 PM

Patients shouldnt have to pay for covid treatment

Tobiyyah July 16, 2021 - 2:29 AM

Why doesnt the media bring this out? This would persuade more people to either unvaccinated to wear mask or mask up

stillcovalent July 23, 2021 - 12:59 PM

Other countries: "Patients are human lives!"
US: "Patients are ATM machines."

stillcovalent July 23, 2021 - 1:07 PM

American: Gets hospitalized for COVID-19
Bane: Calm down, now it's not the time for fear. That comes later.

Roland Wimbledon of Graycastle July 28, 2021 - 4:10 PM

Covid-19: APPEARS

The rest of the world: We will work together to save our folks!

America: I $m£ll P3nNi€s 🤑✨

steve whitacre August 19, 2021 - 11:23 PM

Google shows the cost is this. The average cost of hospital care for COVID-19 ranges from $51,000 to $78,000, based on age.Nov 5, 2020. It fails to mention the highest price is DEATH and ongoing health issues. Many who got covid-19 are still sick 6 months later. Seems like Google left out a lot of costs to the stupid. Looks like another Missouri Republican who refused to get a vaccine died today. Another one choosing the option to die. Your family might have to pay for you bills even after you die also.


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