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I want to know something about medication. My father is a

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Hi There,
i want to know something about medication. My father is a U.S.A citizen, He live in Wood bridge, Virginia. He work at McDonald 3 days a week. He is 63 years old. he don't have any health insurance but he have serious heart problems. my question is if i call 911 for emergency health treatment how they will Take care fee. because he don't have ability to pay any fee or do i have to pay his fee? I'm 20 yeas old i work part time at 7-eleven.
please urgent help needed.Thanks
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 days ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 days ago.

Yes, he will probably be taken to the hospital.

How old is he?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
i was talking about fees
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 days ago.

Yes, is he poor? how old is he?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
he poor & 63 years old
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 days ago.

He could probably get on medicaid if he goes to the hospital

I would call 911 if he is sick.

The poor are never made to pay what they can't pay. the hospital writes it off as "charity care"

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