A mom in Las Vegas got a stunning costs– $3,000– after doctors got rid of a plastic doll shoe from her 3-year-old child’s nose.
Kids do dumb things. Parenting shouldn’t need to be this pricey, and our health care system in America really requires an overhaul.
Their bill has because been lowered, after spotlight following media reports.
Nevada television news KTNV-TV reported earlier this week that Lucy Branson, 3, somehow managed to cram 2 pink Polly Pocket plastic doll shoes up her nose, one for each nostril.
From the Associated Press:
Her mom Katy Branson says she had the ability to remove one of the shoes however even immediate care could not reach the second shoe.
Branson states she then took her daughter to Self-respect Health St. Rose Dominican Siena School in Henderson where physicians utilized a tweezer-like tool to effectively eliminate the shoe in seconds.
The Branson household states they initially received a costs for $3,000 however the charge was lowered to $1,700 due to the fact that of a high deductible medical policy.
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