Care Harbor, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization formed to bring help and hope to uninsured and underserved populations, will host its annual large-scale free clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena on September 27-30. Presenting sponsor for this year’s massive effort will be L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest public health plan. As in . . . → Read More: Massive Free Clinic Will Come to LA September 27-30
Operation Lone Star 2012 is coming to south Texas next week. The operation is a joint exercise of state health and human services agencies, Texas Military Forces, Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services, Hidalgo County Health and Human Services and the City of Laredo Health Department to prepare for disasters. All organizations work . . . → Read More: Operation Lonestar’s Free Clinic Comes to South Texas July 23-27
Just a reminder that if you’re facing the prospect of a major dental bill… medical tourism is an option for you, too, as one veteran found out when he needed some new crowns put in:
His local quote was $14,000 for the work.
“When I left the office, I jokingly said maybe I should go . . . → Read More: Could You Be Smiling After Medical Tourism?
Here at MyHealthCafe.com we spend most of our helping folks navigate their doctor and hospital bills. After all, at this point who hasn’t been slammed by a bill that at least ten times more than you thought it would be?
But we’re starting to hear more and more about dental bills that can be every . . . → Read More: Have Been Slammed by Unexpected Dental Bills?
Has it been a while since you’ve seen your dentist? Do you desperately need some dental work done? With the economy just starting to inch its way back to health, we know an awful lot of folks who have been putting off much-needed dental work, sometimes for months or even years. While putting off seeing . . . → Read More: Can Clinical Trials Be Your Ticket To Affordable Dental Care?
To follow-up our story yesterday, CareNowUSA will begin giving out wrist bands for their 4 day free health clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. For days, thousands who cannot otherwise afford care have lined up outside the arena
CareNow LA will provide free medical, dental and vision services to the uninsured, underinsured and underserved . . . → Read More: CareNow LA Begins to Distribute Wristbands for Free Medical, Dental, Vision Clinic
To follow-up our story yesterday, CareNowUSA will begin giving out wrist bands for their 4 day free health clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena starting at 1 p.m. today.
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that more than 3,000 people have already lined up outside the arena for precious free medical care:
Among . . . → Read More: Update: 3,000 Already Lined Up Outside the LA Sports Arena for Free Medical Care
Sadly, this isn’t a unique story, but it’s still tragic. An uninsured man started suffering from a toothache only two weeks ago and ended up dying over the weekend. He could not afford the medication offered to him in the emergency room:
A 24-year-old Cincinnati father died from a tooth infection this week because he . . . → Read More: Uninsured Man Dies From a Toothache, Couldn’t Afford the Meds
The Clifton Health Department is offering a free dental clinic to school aged children from 5 to 18 years old. Students who live in Clifton or Little Falls and receive free or reduced cost lunch or breakfast from the National School Lunch Program will qualify for this free dental clinic.
Services are provided by appointment . . . → Read More: Free Children’s Dental Clinic in North New Jersey
A reminder to our friends in Chicago. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) mobile clinic will be visiting Malcom X College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago from August 19th to the 21st, providing free medical, dental and vision care to the uninsured, underinsured, unemployed and anyone else who cannot pay for care, both adults and children. The free clinic . . . → Read More: Remote Area Medical (RAM) Offers Free Medical, Dental, Vision in Chicago on August 19th, 20th, 21st