Ray came back from his harrowing accident in Nigeria with this to say. He spent 5 hours in one of the top hospitals there, getting all kinds of tests. Their only big flaw was that they didn’t have a wire cutter to take off his wedding ring they so had to pull it off his broken finger. But many X-rays later the bill was a total of $20.
The hotels in Nigeria are not cheap, neither are the decent restaurants. But health care is affordable. At least based on this experience. The accident took place in between Kano and Kaduna, an area where the citizens don’t have much money.
This article by leading podiatrist Dr. Mark Weiss published today in the Huffington Post explains how Anthem Blue Cross is not serving its clients or doctors well.