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Did you have a serious case of COVID-19? Tell us about the healthcare costs

Nurses at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital work on a patient brought from the COVID-19 unit into intensive care.
Nurses at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital work on a patient who was brought from the COVID-19 unit into intensive care on May 7.
(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Even in the best of times, about a quarter of U.S. adults say they have trouble paying their medical bills. The middle of a pandemic, which has thrown millions of Americans out of work, is far from the best of times, especially if you are a coronavirus victim.

Many insurance companies are waiving certain fees for COVID-19 treatment and there’s help from the federal government. If you or someone you know has been hospitalized with COVID-19, reporter Maria La Ganga would like to speak with you for a story about the cost of treatment. You can also submit an anonymous tip to The Times.


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