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Mother feared £185,000 medical bill for daughter born premature on holiday

| blog, L&B World, World | October 5, 2015

Evie in an incubator (Picture: GoFundMe/Sharon Hall)
Evie in an incubator (Picture: GoFundMe/Sharon Halls)

A family feared being left with a possible £185,000 medical bill after a time difference threatened to invalidate their insurance claims.

Pregnant Sharon Halls was at a friends wedding in the Dominican Republic when she was taken to hospital with early contractions.

The 36-year-old was forced to seek private medical care due to the infection which brought on the contractions.

Baby Evie was born prematurely and being cared for at the hospital for $2,500 (£1,640) a day.

Sharon said medical insurance covered her if she gave birth within 29 weeks – she delivered after 28 weeks and six days at 10.45am.

However Sharon and her partner Daniel Compton feared that Infinity Insurance Solutions would not be able to cover any costs… Read the full story

    

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Mother feared £185,000 medical bill for daughter born premature on holiday

| blog, L&B World, World | October 5, 2015

Evie in an incubator (Picture: GoFundMe/Sharon Hall)
Evie in an incubator (Picture: GoFundMe/Sharon Halls)

A family feared being left with a possible £185,000 medical bill after a time difference threatened to invalidate their insurance claims.

Pregnant Sharon Halls was at a friends wedding in the Dominican Republic when she was taken to hospital with early contractions.

The 36-year-old was forced to seek private medical care due to the infection which brought on the contractions.

Baby Evie was born prematurely and being cared for at the hospital for $2,500 (£1,640) a day.

Sharon said medical insurance covered her if she gave birth within 29 weeks – she delivered after 28 weeks and six days at 10.45am.

However Sharon and her partner Daniel Compton feared that Infinity Insurance Solutions would not be able to cover any costs… Read the full story

    

211 total views, 2 today

  

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