What can I do If I need surgery but do not have any money?

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Joane Goodroe
Nursing
Some hospitals have special programs for people who need surgery but do not have insurance and cannot afford to pay for needed services at the time of surgery. Check with your local hospitals to see if you qualify for free or discounted services. The amount of money you earn may be used to determine if services are free or discounted. If you are given a payment plan, be sure to understand how much you will owe the hospital and the physicians involved in your surgery.

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