Crewmember was discharged from the hospital in Brazil after a 21 day stay for an emergency appendectomy and laparotomy.
Future Care was contacted by the Owner’s P&I Club after the crewmember’s discharge from the hospital and the bill had been issued to the Owner.
Future Care negotiated with the hospital’s collection agent for over 40 days and reduced the charges by almost 25%.
Initial Charges: USD $111,439.57
Total Reductions: USD $25,074.05
Total Amount Due (before tax): USD $86,365.52
Percentage of Savings: 22.5% of original charges