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Old Jan 15th 2021, 7:58 pm
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I am a resident in Lanzarote, but not working and under retirement age. I understand that I am not covered for anything from the Spanish health system and today I found out that my private health policy doesn't cover me for Covid 19.

Now I'm understandably a bit concerned

Will I be left to rot ? Am I panicking too much ?

Thoughts appreciated
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Old Jan 15th 2021, 8:17 pm
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You would not be left to rot.... I'm sure the hospital/clinic or wherever will let you pay cash for any treatment ....
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Old Jan 15th 2021, 8:19 pm
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Originally Posted by SanDiegogirl View Post
You would not be left to rot.... I'm sure the hospital/clinic or wherever will let you pay cash for any treatment ....
I'd have to sell the house to pay for intensive care treatment

I'm sure there's plenty of folk in my boat without any funds
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Old Jan 15th 2021, 8:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
I'd have to sell the house to pay for intensive care treatment

I'm sure there's plenty of folk in my boat without any funds

...... earlier posts back in 2017 said you were under retirement age, but had retired - hence you don't work in Spain. So you must have some funds to live on?????
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Old Jan 16th 2021, 8:10 am
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All persons get emergency treatment free.
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Old Jan 16th 2021, 11:10 am
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I had a skiing accident in France. I had insurance, but apparently the hospital had been conned before and that was not good enough. I could not understand much of what I was told, but I did understand I would not be permitted to leave without handing over my visa card.
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Old Jan 16th 2021, 2:59 pm
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Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
I'd have to sell the house to pay for intensive care treatment

I'm sure there's plenty of folk in my boat without any funds
Woah right there. You've been investigating my old stuff ? Why ?

Please go away. I asked for helpful advice, not a spooky private investigator.
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Old Jan 16th 2021, 3:15 pm
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A & E treatment is free to all. So if admitted as emergency that would be covered but after care I would think not as not emergency.
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Old Jan 16th 2021, 3:16 pm
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Originally Posted by bobd22 View Post
A & E treatment is free to all. So if admitted as emergency that would be covered but after care I would think not as not emergency.
Cool, thanks
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