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Hospital Bills For Uninsured COVID-19 Patients Are Covered, But No One Tells Them – NPR

The CARES Act provides funds to pay medical bills for uninsured COVID-19 patients. But a young man’s death in Nashville, Tenn., shows people often don’t know about…

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When Angela Settles’ husband, Darius, got sick with COVID-19, he was worried about medical bills. He worked two jobs but had no health insurance.
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When Darius Settles died from COVID-19 on the Fourth of July, his family and the city of Nashville, Tenn., were shocked. Even the mayor noted the passing of a 30-year-old without any underlying conditions one of the city’s youngest fatalities at that point.
Settles was also uninsured and had just been sent home from an emergency…

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