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$1 million exceeds most deductibles

Batteries might not a few years down the road.




> $1 million exceeds most deductibles

Most?? Most deductibles are under $5,500, you bet it exceeds it.

Did you mean policy limits? Those were made illegal recently (part of why healthcare costs went up so much).

> Batteries might not a few years down the road.

Doesn't matter. Someone with this device will have so much medical monitoring the cost of a battery won't be noticed. A battery will cost less than a single Dr. visit probably.


You misunderstand me. You'll be able to afford the heart because your insurance will pay for it.

A few years from now, you might not be able to afford that new $5,000 battery you need to RUN your heart.

> Someone with this device will have so much medical monitoring the cost of a battery won't be noticed. A battery will cost less than a single Dr. visit probably.

The same could be said about people with insulin pumps, yet we see financial problems kill them.




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