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Sending funds to Brazil, is there a good way I have missed?

My son is caught up in a medical crisis in Brazil and needs funds sent. What is the best bank to bank option or is there a way other than Moneygram services? Not to crowd this post with details but if anyone wants more details or to assist in our funding please MeFi mail me.
posted by Freedomboy on Nov 24, 2014 - 13 answers

Pennies from heaven?

I had a routine ladyparts exam a few months ago. It qualified as "preventive care" and I didn't have to pay a copay. (Yay! Thank you, ACA!) I got a rundown of what they charged my insurance a month or two ago -- one of those THIS IS NOT A BILL things -- and promptly lost/forgot about it, since I owed nothing. Today I got a check, made out to me, from the doctor's office for a couple hundred bucks. Do I get to keep it? [more inside]
posted by fiercecupcake on Jul 14, 2012 - 10 answers

Please hope me, President Obama

NoInsuranceFilter: I awoke New Years Day in the hospital. My clothes had been cut off, I had a catheter in and a wrist restraint on my left wrist. I had five stitches in my eyebrow. The bill has arrived. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 27, 2009 - 43 answers

Mad money looks like a terrible film

How do I make medical school affordable? [more inside]
posted by ouchitburns on May 18, 2008 - 7 answers

Fundraising for Neurofibromatosis

An aquaintance needs help raising funds for surgery for neurofibromatosis. She's doing all she can, but time is running out and she still hasn't has enough raised yet. What else can she do? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 7, 2006 - 5 answers

housing old folks

My question has to do with MediCal (which terminology doesn't show up as other than "medical" when I search tags.) So. My mother is applying for MediCal for her 90-year-old mother. The problem seems to be that until MediCal comes through, my mother will have to pay for a nursing home. Which luckily enough she can do, but: will she actually be reimbursed by MediCal? And how long will that take? I'd appreciate hearing others' experience in this really murky area.
posted by goofyfoot on Jan 24, 2006 - 7 answers

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