Health care is a complicated and politically charged topic in our country. Health care is one of the biggest challenges we face. The cost of health care threatens to bankrupt our country and prevents many from obtaining the care they need. Many developed countries provide health insurance to all their citizens and finance it [...]
In this installment of "Getting Medical Care After an Injury," we discuss Medicare. As discussed in prior posts, hurt truckers have a difficult time getting medical care. Trucking companies often fire injured truck drivers causing them to lose health insurance and then deny workers' compensation medical benefits. As discussed in prior posts, Medicaid is a program [...]
Our first post on getting medical care after an injury discussed workers' compensation benefits. In this post, we discuss medical care benefits available under Medicaid. Hurt truck drivers face many obstacles in receiving medical care. Trucking companies often fire truckers who are injured and cannot work. When fired, the truck driver loses employment benefits, including health [...]
How do hurt truckers pay their bills? The two questions most often asked by injured truck drivers are: (1) how do I pay my bills and support my family when I cannot work and (2) how do I pay for medical care? These can be very difficult issues for injured truckers. In most states, an [...]
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