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US Citizen with a Cuba stamp in my passport, intentionally

US Citizen with a Cuba stamp in my passport, intentionally

Old May 20, 13, 10:28 am
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
The fact of the matter is that US citizens who visit Cuba and get diagnosed with illnesses there do return to the US and get treatment in the US that is reimbursed by a bunch of insurance companies even when informed explicitly about where the initial diagnoses took place.
I'd be curious to know which carriers -- if there are any -- really would try to deny coverage for health care administered in the USA for an illness or injury that occurred in Cuba. It would be pretty hard for the carrier even to learn where illness/injury occurred, unless the patient starts blabbing about it.

Often1, can you name any health insurance carrier that won't cover treatment for a condition arising in Cuba unless you were traveling there lawfully, and with a policy in place down there? I've shown you my Blue Shield policy, which makes no mention of anything like this.
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Old May 21, 13, 9:57 am
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In my old passport, I went to Cuba in 2003 on an Educational Visa. I got the passport stamp, and from 2003 - 2012 transited the US border over 30 times, and never had an issue with the Cuba stamp in my passport
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Old May 21, 13, 7:34 pm
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Originally Posted by beofotch View Post
In my old passport, I went to Cuba in 2003 on an Educational Visa. I got the passport stamp, and from 2003 - 2012 transited the US border over 30 times, and never had an issue with the Cuba stamp in my passport
But you've been unable to access health care in this country since 2003, right?

Kidding.
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Old May 21, 13, 11:30 pm
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Cuba Stamps in passport? CHECK!

US health insurance? CHECK!

I'm good.
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Old May 22, 13, 2:42 pm
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Originally Posted by mkt View Post
Cuba Stamps in passport? CHECK!

US health insurance? CHECK!

I'm good.
Until now. I just reported this to your health insurance carrier. You'll be receiving a cancellation notice shortly.
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Old May 24, 13, 11:32 am
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Originally Posted by dhuey View Post
Until now. I just reported this to your health insurance carrier. You'll be receiving a cancellation notice shortly.
Good luck with that.
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Old May 28, 13, 1:49 am
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Originally Posted by dhuey View Post
Until now. I just reported this to your health insurance carrier. You'll be receiving a cancellation notice shortly.

There is something like health insurance for everyone existing in the US of A?
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Old May 28, 13, 1:53 pm
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Originally Posted by carpetbagger View Post
There is something like health insurance for everyone existing in the US of A?
Nope. My tiny little island territory has it though. It's pretty basic though, so I have private insurance.
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