WRDW: Options if you are uninsured

Fourteen percent of people under the age of 65 in Richmond County do not have health insurance.

On Friday, April 21, Augusta University’s Otolaryngology Clinic hosted a free oral, head and neck cancer screening event.

This year, more than 50,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancers will be diagnosed in the U.S. Many of these cases will not be diagnosed until the cancer is in an advanced stage.

What happens to patients who may have a threatening disease but don’t have health insurance? WRDW explores the options available to these patients at AU Health and beyond.

WRDW: Options if you are uninsured

April 21, 2017

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Brennan Meagher

Brennan Meagher is a communications coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her at 706-446-4806 or bmeagher@augusta.edu.

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