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    Huge Hospital Bill

    Mainly just find fault, criticize, investigate, joke about the person posting instead of some advice about how to deal with RD hospitals which i know a lot of people on this site have. Homs admin strong armed her mother initially saying she wasnt covered at all and demanding "soporte" up front...
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    Huge Hospital Bill

    I wish it were only a scam but i have seen the photos. I sent H 100,000 on the proforma bill so they dont stop care. No more till thursday, then lesser amounts daily until i know her prognosis. On the final balance bill that I will try to negotiate downwards and I assume they wont keep her a...
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    Huge Hospital Bill

    Huh? Yes my girlfriend who I have been with and support for 5-6 years. Is that bad? Neck skin infection turned into a major invasive Neck abscess that needed surgery 7-10 days ago not 3 days ago. I made a mistake looking for some constructive practical feedback here.
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    Huge Hospital Bill

    Her ARS Her ARS policy doesnt cover H in Santiago and many specialists, but it covered the do nothing small hospital near La Vega.
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    Huge Hospital Bill

    Confirmed it all. The distraught mother is there and sent me H"s itemized bill, Factura Proforma. The Medicamentos alone are 100,000, Lab 30,000. Day 3 post op still on a vent in H.
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    Huge Hospital Bill

    Advice needed. My close friend, not married, late 20s, got a serious infection. She was treated with antibiotics at a poor small town hospital instead of the surgery she needed that the hospital either couldnt or wouldnt perform. She got worse, got desperate, went to one of the best hospitals in...
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    Eden Norte bill

    There is highway robbery going on at Eden Norte. Maybe something is up with her specific meter. They have Heulgas in the street in Bonao where she lives ove the luz bills. An 11,000 bill for small 2 bedroom apt is too much and I told her I am not paying for it so the last few days she has turned...
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    Eden Norte bill

    I have been paying my girlfriend's electric bill for years, 2 bedroom apartment with 1 A/C unit in a town between SD and Santiago. Has been 4,000-5,000 mensual which I have not happy because it is even more expensive than in the US, but never the less i have been paying. This month the bill is...
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    Shipping

    Hello. Anybody know how to order something from the US and have it shipped directly to Bonao? I am ordering some stuff from clothing co. Shein that I want to be shipped directly there in RD if possible. What addresses, shipping companies, addresses have people used? Or is it easier for me to...
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    Juan Dolio - South Beach of the Caribbean !!!

    Why close it? Gives me a chance to say how much I like Juan dolio. Wide beaches, 2 nice public entrances, decent restaurants. The place I am staying at overlooks the ocean beach, fast wifi, hot water, great a/c, $70 a night , quiet, big improvement over Boca chica and still only a 20 min taxi...
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    Juan Dolio - South Beach of the Caribbean !!!

    This is the place I visit. So underrated compared to Punta Cana. The beaches are great and i like the fact it is only 20-30 mins from the airport. A bit pricey at $75-100 a day, less weekly monthly, but if you can afford it....
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    Covid Requirements to Enter DR

    Ok thanks, Do you know if one have to show the airline in Miami (in my case American Airlines) or Immigration in RD my vaccine card or photo of my vaccine card?
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    Covid Requirements to Enter DR

    Hello. I know the covid requirements coming back to USA from RD, but what do I need to show to American Airlines in Miami , then RD Santo Domingo airport immigration re Covid stuff? Leaving mid Feb.
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    Covid Test in Juan Dolio

    and if I go to Puerto Plata if anybody knows the best place there for the Antigen testing, thanks.
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    Covid Test in Juan Dolio

    Hello. I want to return to the DR, probably Juan Dolio, for the 1st time in 2 years but the hassle of getting the necessary COVID test prior to return to the US is holding me back. Anybody have any luck with the approved place below listed on the US Embassy web site ?, Hopefully I can get the...
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    Buying Used Car

    Hello. Who was the gentleman on DR1 that helps folks buy a Used car? I am buying one for a friend in Bonao. My last purchase of a Hyundai here turned out to be a lemon.
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    Air Conditioner

    Any recommendations on where to buy a decent economical air conditioner for a medium sized bedroom. Type/model, energy size, approximate price, store. I am buying one for someone in Bonao but Santiago or Santo Domingo is ok. A transformer explosion blew out the A/C they have. Thanks for your help.
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    Stuck inside the albatros with the Juan Dolio blues again

    Albatros Resort, Juan Dolio. For the last full week residents here are only getting a rationed 6-8 hours of luz daily. Short story long is "Management" wont pay the high utility bill, doesnt have the cash, or something worse, and there is no fix the problem plan in place. My RD friend suggests a...
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    Rx Medication Donation

    A close relative of mine has Parkinsons and has an over supply of a very expensive effective new Parkinson drug Rytary (Carbidopa-Levodopa). The Rx mail order company that sends it to him wont take returns. Rytary is extended release Sinemet and much more effective than the generic short acting...
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    Gastroenterologist or Hospital with good Gastroenterology clinic in Santo Domingo

    Does anyone know a good one in Santo Domingo. I may need an endoscopy soon.:(