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How can I pay medical care bills?

The most common way of paying for appointments with health care providers, hospital visits, and prescription drugs in this country is medical insurance. Managed care is a type of medical insurance in which the insurance company &quotmanages" medical services with rules, such as allotting certain numbers of visits to physical therapists, allowing certain numbers of days of hospitalization for particular procedures, and requiring participating providers to work in accordance with the guidelines set by the managed care company. Medical insurance is often linked to employment—yours or that of a household member. Other common ways of paying for medical care are various government programs, such as Medicaid, Medicare, disability programs, military benefits, or their state equivalents, and individual out-of-pocket payments.

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